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Faculty vote stirs tensons at TVCC

By Scotta Callister
The Enterprise

ONTARIO – Simmering frustrations roiled to the surface last week at Treasure Valley Community College as the faculty announced a vote of no confidence in the college’s board.

In a statement at the board’s June 21 meeting, the faculty cited concerns about business transactions between board members and the college, disputes between board members that go unresolved and play out “in an unprofessional manner,” and an atmosphere in which “the state of the college is largely ignored by the board” in deference to presenting a positive image.

“It is time for the College to begin rebuilding its integrity by honestly and openly addressing the very real problems which it is encountering, by not protecting individuals or perceptions but rather making decisions based on what’s best for this institution, all of its personnel, the students, and the . . .