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Faculty Governance Update — May 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I’m afraid I don’t have any deep philosophical messages for you all this month — this is more of an informational announcement and update. I have two announcements that I’d like to bring to your attention: An Open Forum on Legislation I know many […]

Faculty Governance Update — April 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association As we conclude spring 2022, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the effort faculty have taken over the past academic year. It almost feels trite to say this, but we have had a rough year as educators. I also feel a bit […]

Faculty Governance Update — March 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association As we leave March and enter into spring proper, I’m thinking a lot about renewal. I wanted to take a moment to recognize that we’ve gone through numerous transitions over the last year. The College has seen many changes: New leadership, refreshed models for […]

Faculty Governance Update — February 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association It’s time for us to begin to consider our next leaders for the Valencia College Faculty Association. In the coming weeks, the Faculty Council will send out requests for nominations for our new leadership. This will include our next vice president for the Faculty […]

Faculty Governance Update — January 2022

Thursday, January 27, 2022 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I hope you all had a good start to your spring semester. This is a time to renew and refresh, and in keeping with that poetic theme, I wanted this month’s message to be a brief opportunity for you to engage in refreshment: I’m […]

Faculty Governance Update — November 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia Faculty! I always get into a reflective mood at the end of the semester. It starts around Thanksgiving, like clockwork. I appreciate the cyclical nature of education; it invites an opportunity to think about ways to improve, and to really think about […]

Faculty Governance Update — October 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia Faculty! Knowing how busy faculty are in October and November, and in the spirit of concision and focus, I wanted to use this opportunity to keep you all updated on the business of the Faculty Council. I remain excited to participate in […]

Faculty Governance Update — September 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia Faculty! We’re about a third of the way through the semester, give or take. I think there’s value in remembering that we all still have time to grow, and your students are eager to continue to learn from you. If you have […]

Faculty Governance Update — August 2021

Thursday, August 26, 2021 A Message from Michael Robbins, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello Valencia Faculty! Welcome back to classes, everyone! I love the first week of class; there’s optimism in the air. The faculty have ambitions, and the students are filled with hope. For those of you who didn’t get a chance to meet me at […]

Faculty Governance Update — July 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 A Message from Patrick Bartee, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Hello, my Valencia family. First, I am so excited to see another day, week and month. Here we are in June and as I have said every month, I am a different kind of president. In this month’s update, I am bidding the seat […]