Kishwaukee College

sticking points: salary and insurance
4:13 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Kishwaukee College Delivers 'Last Best Offer' To Faculty Union

Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

The union representing Kishwaukee College teachers says last night’s failed contract negotiations have moved both sides closer to a strike. 

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Education
8:56 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Kishwaukee College President Mum On Contract Negotiations

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The Kishwaukee College Education Association is preparing for informational picketing about protracted contract negotiations with the community college in Malta. 

Kishwaukee College President Tom Choice tells WNIJ there is an agreement with the faculty union to not discuss details of negotiations.

Choice says he believes both sides are sincere in their interest in reaching a fair and equitable contract as soon as possible.

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Illinois
9:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Kishwaukee College Faculty Still Without Contracts

Credit Sue Stephens

It’s the eleventh week of the semester at Kishwaukee College in Malta. Faculty and administration have been working out contracts since last spring, but after months of negotiation, there’s still no agreement.

Tom Choice is the president of Kishwaukee College. He says a mediator has attended the last three or four meetings with faculty.

“It just got to the point where we thought we needed to meet with a mediator and so both sides requested that and then we started that...I think it was in the beginning of October.”

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New job for John Acardo
5:50 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Three Years And Out: DeKalb County Clerk Resigns

DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo, in a 2012 interview with WNIJ.
Credit Jacquilyn Stephens / WNIJ

DeKalb County’s Clerk and Recorder is resigning. John Acardo announced Wednesday he has taken a new job, as Kishwaukee College’s human resources director. 

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Revitalizing the Campus
3:55 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Big Changes For The Better At Kishwaukee College

New sign out front of Kishwaukee College
Susan Stephens WNIJ

Kishwaukee College students return to class today…and they’ll find the campus in Malta looks a lot different than it did when they started LAST semester. 

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