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Chemeketa selects new president

The Board of Education announced on Monday, March 11, that Dr. Jessica Howard will be the next president and CEO of Chemeketa Community College, following contract negotiations.

Chemeketa cashes in on $3 million in grant money

By Mary Noland, Sam Wright and Kaitlyn Wimmer Chemeketa has received two grants, totaling $3,055,241, for the next fiscal year. The first grant is the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant, CCAMPIS for short, totaling $645,788 over the next four years.The second grant

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Chemeketa president to retire at end of academic year

Running a college is a group effort, requiring the cooperation of everyone from administration to custodians. “Whether you are cleaning the restrooms or vacuuming the college in the evening hours, that somehow is leading to student success,” as Vice President David Hallett puts it. But

Enrollment decrease leads to higher tuition

After five consecutive years of decline, Chemeketa’s enrollment is down 28% compared to its peak numbers in 2010-2011. To combat the resulting loss in revenue, the Chemeketa Board of Education has decided to raise both tuition and fees by $3 per credit starting next year,