Triton Administrator’s Hiring ‘Concerning,’ Says Faculty Union

Saturday, January 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:30 p.m.

Featured image: A Jan. 22 regular meeting of the Triton Board of Trustees, which voted to appoint a new high-level administrator, bypassing a search process.

The recent appointment of a new high-level administrator at Triton College has drawn the ire of the college’s faculty union and sparked a debate about the institution’s commitment to diversifying its administrative ranks and tackling chronic issues like low graduation rates among students of color.

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Triton College Faculty Union Votes For Contract Agreement

Thursday, July 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A building on the campus of Triton College. | FGM Architects 

The Triton College Faculty Association recently voted for a contract agreement that will give full-time faculty members a 2 percent annual pay increase over three years — half the 4 percent annual raise the union had initially sought, according to a Chicago Tribune report.

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Chronicle: Triton Demands Teacher Salary Give-Backs To Fill $7M Budget Hole

Friday, April 29, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || 4/22/16 || By Bill Dwyer Faced with a statewide higher education funding crisis fomented by the ongoing political stalemate in Springfield, the Triton College Board of Trustees is pressuring its teacher’s unions to give back millions in salary. Triton is faced with an $8.1 million state funding shortfall for fiscal year 2016, with $1.2 … Continue reading Chronicle: Triton Demands Teacher Salary Give-Backs To Fill $7M Budget Hole