“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.”
Students and staff gathered in the new quad of the Chemeketa campus on May 30 at 11 a.m. to celebrate the end of the 2018-2019 academic year. After a gloomy Wednesday, Thursday’s weather was sunny and warm, allowing students to enjoy the sun outside by
23 employees are retiring at the end of this academic year, taking with them 453 years worth of experience at Chemeketa.
Over the weekend Woodburn Chemeketa celebrated their fourteenth annual Cinco de Mayo festivities on their campus. There was a stage set up for entertainment, including a band and singers.
Last week, President Julie Huckestein announced that Chemeketa will not only choose not to fill 24 vacant positions but will be laying off seven employees at the start of the 2019–20 academic year. The layoffs come as Chemeketa continues reacting to its budget crisis, caused
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
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,