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A groundbreaking addition to Chemeketa

“Agriculture is crucial to Oregon’s economy,” said President Julie Huckestein. “We want to create a hub for ag industry and community partners. We want to be able to inspire collaboration and innovation.”

Portrait of Julie Huckestein

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,