Chancellor Newsletter – February 2023

District Office News 

The recruitment process for the new permanent Chancellor continues to remain on schedule. Interested candidates have submitted their applications. The Chancellor Screening Committee has begun the screening process and interviews will be taking place mid-March. You can view the website entirely dedicated to the search, link here. 

As a reminder, the 2023 Board meeting calendars are linked here.  


Woodland Community College News 

Save the date! 

WCC Eagles of Excellence 
Friday, April 28, 2023 
Woodland Community College – Community Room 800 

The celebration will recognize individuals and organizations that are important in the life and success of Woodland Community College and those who have made a significant impact. 

Yuba College News 

Congratulations to the Yuba College Men’s Basketball Team on clinching the Bay Valley Championship and finishing league play 16-0, 20 straight wins, and a Regular Season Record of 26 and 2!   

There is a lot of great work being done to support food, transportation, and housing for Yuba College students through the Basic Needs Center. More information can be found on the webpage, linked here.  

On February 17, a team from Yuba College attended the Yuba-Sutter Chamber of Commerce Gala. Pictured below (from left to right): Dr. Michael Bagley, Irma Guzman, Karen Stanis, Trustee Delgado, Dr. Dotson, Trustee Burbank, Jeremy Brown, Jay Lowden. 

Come check out Yuba College sporting events! Full schedules linked here.

March 9: Baseball vs. Contra Costa College
March 14: Baseball vs. Solano College 
March 16: Softball vs. Chabot College 
March 16: Baseball vs. Solano College 
March 17-18: Track & Field Wildcat Cup at Yuba College 

Save the Date! 

Yuba College DREAMers and Allie Conference 
Thursday, March 23  
Yuba College Theatre 

YCCD Foundation News 

The Lake County Adopt a 5th Grader program received a $7,000 gift in December from Wade Koeninger of Ukiah. Mr. Koeninger has been long-time supporter of the Mendocino Community College Adopt a Fifth Grader program. The Adoption fund now has more than $12,000 and with the support of the Lake County Campus Dean Ingrid Larsen and the Lake County Office of Education, the first class of 5th graders will be adopted in the spring  with a minimum of one 5th Grader from every elementary school in the Lake County service area. 

Upcoming Foundation Board Meeting dates are listed below. Agendas are posted in Board Docs. 

May 3 
August 2 
November 1 

Recently Reviewed Board Policies 

Pursuant to Board Policy 2410, all Board Policies are required to be reviewed on a five-year comprehensive review cycle. The Board delegates to the Chancellor the authority to do minor editing, to include spelling, grammar, title changes, and to use professional judgment to determine if recommended edits shall be considered minor or substantive. All policies listed below were presented to the Policy Committee on February 1, 2023. Necessary Updates were completed in Board Docs.

No Changes:

Board Policy 1150 – Designation and Naming of District Educational Sites 
Board Policy 1400 – Yuba Community College District Official Marks 
Board Policy 2305 – Annual Organizational Meeting  
Board Policy 2320 – Special and Emergency Meetings 
Board Policy 2351 – Reports to the Board 
Board Policy 2360 – Minutes 
Board Policy 2432 – Chancellor Succession 
Board Policy 2610 – Presentation of Initial Collective Bargaining Proposals 
Board Policy 2710 – Conflict of Interest 
Board Policy 2717 – Personal Use of Public Resources 
Board Policy 2735 – Board Member Travel 

Minor Changes:

Board Policy 2355 – Decorum 
Board Policy 2355 was revised language to what will be considered “out of order” 

Board Policy 2410 – Board Policies and Administrative Procedures 
Board Policy 2410 had minor changes to add the Board shall regularly review the policies for effectiveness. Also adds language of the Chancellor’s annual obligation to give a copy or inform the Board of any changes to Administrative Procedures. 

Board Policy 2750 – Board Member Absence from the State 
Board Policy 2750 was updated with inclusive pronouns.  


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Mission Statement: Yuba Community College District provides all individuals in our diverse communities access to high-quality, affordable higher education that is responsive to student needs. Our mission is to inspire and advocate for student success through our passion and commitment to teaching, learning, and social justice. 

Vision: Our vision is to empower our students and strengthen our communities by providing equitable, student-centered learning opportunities.