The New Normal
Today I am at the Association conference, listening to a variety of presentations on the "new normal". Charlie Earle, the head of the SBCTC, is speaking now. He's noted that our colleges are mobile and agile, but have to realize that constant change is the path of the future and the key to staying in the good graces of the legislature. It is also making our system a model nationally.
On budgets, Earle expects to be cut for the next 3 years, but thinks that, relative to other organizations, it won't be as bad, based on our good reputation with the legislature and our ability to be responsive to change and the needs of our constituents.