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Young gets extension on contract at TVCC

Dana Young, president of Treasure Valley Community College, stands in front of heavy machinery during a groudbreaking ceremony for the Career and Technical Education Center last year. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

ONTARIO – The Treasure Valley Community College Board has extended President Dana Young’s contract through June 2026 and raised her pay $30,000 a year through various benefits. 

Board members cited Young’s “exceptional leadership” during the pandemic, pointing out that TVCC was the only community college in Oregon open for in-person instruction since the beginning of this past school year. 

But two of the six board members on May 6 voted against giving the president her $30,000 raise, arguing that the sum was “a slap in the face in these hard times.” 

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