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Stanislaus, San Joaquin County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
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Further Discussion of Priorities.

By Delsie Schrimp

Candidate for Member, Board of Trustees; Yosemite Community College District; Trustee Area 2

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I'd like to take a moment to share more detailed information regarding my top three priorities as Trustee of the Yosemite Community College District.
My top three priorities are:

1.Continue to provide the best quality education for over 20,000 plus students of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.

a. Two new classroom buildings opened on the West Campus of MJC.

b. A new library building started on Columbia College campus.

c. 1,500 students taking internet classes.

d. New calendar to accommodate student's changing needs.

2. Continue our tolerance and equity programs which raise awareness in our community and help to recruit and retain diverse faculty and students.

a. 40% of students are people of color.

b. Modesto Police Department has contracted with MJC to conduct racial profiling research.

c. Modesto Police Department and the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department have co-sponsored special tolerance events with MJC.

d. Received state and national awards for program.

3. Continue my commitment of careful fiscal management while putting students and classes first.

a. 5% budget reserves are mainted even in tight times.

b. 12 years of clear audits with no exceptions. Auditors are changed usually every five (5) years.

c. $20 Million Dollars annually in state and national grants are secured and included in $97 Million Dollar budget.

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