Chopra claims that despite cuts, no current students will be turned away, and courses necessary for transfer and graduation will remain intact. Here are the facts:
Spring cuts to courses needed for graduation, certificates and transfer:
On October 14, 2009, many students, faculty, and community members gave 2 hours of testimony regarding the adverse impact cutting classes will have on students and programs. The Board voted 4-1 to NOT have a special meeting where these concerns could be discussed and other options considered. Why is this Governing Board, on the advice of this administration, choosing to sit on millions of dollars in reserves rather than even discuss how we can best serve our students and this community?