Quick Takes: New Chancellor in LA, SW Michigan Loses Tax Vote, Sit-In Ends at Hawaii
Submitted by Scott Jaschik on May 6, 2005 - 4:00am
Darroch (Rocky) Young was named Wednesday as the next chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District, a nine-campus system, the Los Angeles Daily News reported. Young, vice chancellor of the system, was previously the president of the system's Pierce College.
Voters in Southwestern Michigan College's district on Tuesday rejected a tax increase that would have increased support for the two-year institution, The Kalamazoo Gazette reported. College officials had said that they needed the increase because of cuts in state support.
Student protesters left the president's office at the University of Hawaii after the interim president pledged to have more discussions of a proposed Navy research center at the Manoa campus, according to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.