Stories tagged: Christine Johnson
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
State pays $2.6 million to settle dispute over community college computer system
State settles lawsuit from technology company over community colleges’ troubled system for $2.6 million.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Books and laptops, soccer balls and garden rakes? Spokane Community College’s Library of Things offers myriad items for students
Students can check out more than books and laptops at Spokane Community College’s new “Library of Things.”
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
Spokane’s community colleges still wrestling with ‘troubled’ software system
Problems with the community colleges’ new computer system, ctcLink, continue. The $100 million software system is $10 million over budget, the schedule remains in doubt and schools in Spokane and …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
For-profit American Honors program, offered at Community Colleges of Spokane, draws scrutiny
A national for-profit honors program offered at Community Colleges of Spokane has drawn scrutiny for making claims that some parents and higher education officials say don’t live up to promises. …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 10 p.m.
Problems still plague community college computers
Some teachers at the Community Colleges of Spokane weren’t paid for two months because of problems with the state’s new $100 million computer system.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 10:34 p.m.
Community Colleges of Spokane caught in computer system snarl
Community Colleges of Spokane is a guinea pig for a new $100 million computer program system the state is putting into all its community colleges. But the new system had …
Tue., May 12, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
New president for SCC selected
Ryan Carstens, vice president for academic affairs at New Mexico State University, will become the next president of Spokane Community College.
Sat., April 18, 2015
Community Colleges of Spokane officials face ethics charges over relatives’ hiring
Three administrators at Community Colleges of Spokane who hired their own sons for unadvertised, part-time office jobs last year are facing ethics charges following a state investigation. The college district’s …
Mon., Oct. 11, 2010
Community Colleges chancellor brings rural perspective
Last week, President Barack Obama called community college teachers “the unsung heroes of American education,” training students for 21st century jobs. Christine Johnson, the new chancellor of Community Colleges of …
Wed., May 19, 2010
Board finds ‘right person’ to lead CCS
The newly named chancellor for Community Colleges of Spokane brings decades of experience and glowing references – as well as a dismissal from a Colorado college amid allegations that funds …
Tue., May 18, 2010, 10:05 a.m.
Johnson becomes community colleges chancellor
Christine Johnson has been named as the new chancellor of Community Colleges of Spokane. Johnson, currently the special assistant to the provost at the University of Colorado, Denver, will take …
Mon., April 12, 2010, 5:24 p.m.
Biographies of finalists for CCS chancellor
The background summaries that follow have been written from information provided by each candidate in his or her application packet.
Mon., April 12, 2010, 2:47 p.m.
5 chancellor finalists for Community Colleges of Spokane
Five finalists have been named as candidates for chancellor of Community Colleges of Spokane, including the current chief financial officer.