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Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

Letter to the Editor: Guilford Edge

Letter to the Editor: Guilford Edge

Nicole S. Cline

February 2, 2018

To whom this may concern: “Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule” seems like an interesting plan with good ideas being proposed. There are a few areas that might benefit from deeper consideration, but I am focusing on the schedule as stressed in your piece. I was a CCE student at Guilford...

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Proposed parking fee faces faculty and staff backlash

Hannah Shoemaker and Andrew Walker

January 26, 2018

The final weeks of 2017 at Guilford consisted of finals, winter break and a proposed faculty and staff parking fee. On Dec. 11, the Office of Human Resources sent an email to Guilford faculty and staff stating that beginning on Jan. 1, they would need to pay a monthly fee for campus parking. 10 days...

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Clubs should not receive special treatment

Olivia La Ganza, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Clubs and organizations are an integral part of any college campus.  Guilford has over 50 clubs on campus spanning a wide variety of interests, from rugby to forensic biology. There is a code of conduct for campus clubs and organizations so that they are held accountable for their actions, and if...

New personnel bring positivity to community

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Several new administrators, faculty and staff members have joined the College this year. “So, why (did I choose to work at) Guilford?” asked Beth Rushing, interim academic dean. “I didn’t know much about Guilford before, but the more I explored and tried to learn and the more I heard (about...

Fernandes addresses budget cuts and community concerns

Thor Tobiassen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

As the school year draws to a close, President Jane Fernandes and the Guilford College administration have begun to provide details about their plan to balance the budget. However, important questions remain and when those will be answered is uncertain. Fernandes’ first year has been a roller coaster...

Fernandes addresses massive deficit

Fernandes addresses massive deficit

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

A growing concern has been looming over students, faculty and staff this spring semester with the College’s financial deficit of at least $2 million. Students made their concerns clear during the board of trustees town hall meeting on Feb. 26, many defending the virtues of the Bonner Program in...

Trustees move to protect financial aid, college programs

Trustees move to protect financial aid, college programs

Banning Watson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

On Oct. 11, during Guilford College President Jane Fernandes’ inaugural board of trustees meeting, the board took decisive steps to ensure that faculty compensation, student financial aid and college programs will not fall prey to budget cuts this year. Every October, the board of trustees hosts...

Enrollment declines, affects financial future of College

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

The numbers are in. For the Spring 2014 semester, Guilford College has enrolled 1,105 traditional students and 952 CCE students. “(The numbers are) decent, not great,” said Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Administration Andy Strickler. “We’re a little lower, but these things tend to...