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Board of Trustees Brief

Laney College Baseball held a naming ceremony April 26 for its stadium, now called the Tom Pearse Diamond. The name change was approved by the Peralta Board of Trustees at its April 23 meeting. (Photo: Marcus Creel/PCCD)

Laney names baseball stadium, FabLab to relocate and more at 4/23 meeting for PCCD trustees

Eliot Faine, Staff Writer May 15, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held a regular meeting on April 23. District achievements and strategies were discussed, contracts approved, and several former PCCD employees...

PCCDs classified employees pose for a pic at the first-ever professional development day for classified professionals. PCCD Chancellor Tammeil Gilkerson reflected on the event in her report to the Board of Trustees. (Source: PCCD)

Peralta’s leadership search, CCC public safety earmark, and “rumors” discussed at 4/9 meeting of PCCD Trustees

Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held a regular meeting April 9 at district offices in Oakland. During the 50-minute meeting, the board approved funds towards a number of...

A PCCD board meeting held during spring break included really good news for the funding of retiree benefits, as well as the approval of $1.36 million for the new Laney Tower elevators.   Pictured: New designs for CoAs revamped aviation facility, which were approved by the board. (Source: AE3 Partners)

‘Really good news’ for retiree benefits, Laney Tower elevators set for replacement, and more at 3/26 meeting for PCCD trustees

Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer April 7, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held a regular meeting March 26, during the district’s spring break. The meeting focused heavily on retiree benefits, while also touching...

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 3/12: Women’s basketball win, class modality discussions, new EEO plan

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 3/12: Women’s basketball win, class modality discussions, new EEO plan

Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held a regular meeting March 12 at district offices in Oakland. Discussions touched on student retention and the trade-offs associated with...

(Graphic: Li Khan and Desmond Meagley/The Citizen)

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 2/27: Budget updates, BCC expansion, administrative contract extensions

Ivan Saravia, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held a regular meeting Feb. 27. The meeting included an overview of the most recent state budget proposal, and the announcement of a new...

(Graphic: Li Khan, Desmond Meagley/The Citizen)

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 2/13: city grant for childcare centers; BCC hires MESA director; Measure H endorsement

Facilities item tabled to January yet to appear on agenda
Ivan Saravia, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees held its second regular meeting of the year Jan. 13. Topics on the meeting’s agenda included new grant funding for childcare centers and...

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 1/23: Enrollment increases; Laney, UCs partner for data science; DAS concerns

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief 1/23: Enrollment increases; Laney, UCs partner for data science; DAS concerns

Sam O'Neil, Associate Editor February 12, 2024

The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) held this semester’s first meeting of the Board of Trustees on Jan. 23. The meeting included a proposal for a new data science curriculum at Laney College...

(Graphic by Li Khan/The Citizen)

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief: Board elections, public comment, facilities updates, and budget cuts

Satch Alvarez, Staff Writer December 23, 2023
PCCD's governing board held its final regular meeting of the year on Dec. 12. The four hour meeting covered detailed updates to facilities projects and budget cuts, as well as the swearing in of a new student trustee and the election of a new board president.
(Photo by Li Khan/The Citizen)

Peralta Board of Trustees Brief: FabLabs, facilities, chancellor contract

Satch Alvarez, Sam O'Neil, and Ivan Saravia November 29, 2023
The Peralta Community College District’s regular meeting of the Board of Trustees included public comments in support of funding for the FabLabs, a presentation on facilities issues, and the approval of the next chancellor’s contract.
PCCD Board remains deadlocked over trustee appointment as deadline approaches

PCCD Board remains deadlocked over trustee appointment as deadline approaches

Li Khan, Associate Editor March 2, 2023

For the second time in one week, The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) Board of Trustees failed to appoint a new trustee for the Area 2 vacant seat at their regular Feb. 28 meeting. The board...

February 14 Board of Trustees Meeting Recap

February 14 Board of Trustees Meeting Recap

Ken Lester, Managing Editor February 23, 2023

The Peralta Community College District’s (PCCD) Board of Trustees convened on Tuesday, Feb. 14 for their regularly scheduled meeting. Issues covered at the meeting included discussions on district...

Peralta governing board’s first hybrid meeting covers class cuts, AUSD relocations and a proposed revision to the Budget Allocation Model

Peralta governing board’s first hybrid meeting covers class cuts, AUSD relocations and a proposed revision to the Budget Allocation Model

Peralta Community College District’s Board of Trustees held their first hybrid meeting on April 12, shifting away from the virtual format implemented at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Shiloh Johnston, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

The district’s governing board convened on April 12 for their bi-weekly Board of Trustees meeting.The meeting was partially held in-person, with trustees Kevin Jenkins, Bill Withrow, Dyana Delfín...

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