As an alternative to the layoffs, Chris Ford, a professor of technology at CCC, encouraged college officials to work with the Faculty Association to develop a college-wide retirement incentive program.
“You need to work with us,” he said at the meeting. “If you can get these groups working together on this plan, we can show you we can get all the cost savings you need, no litigation and minimal, if any, impact on the students. And we can probably knock this thing out in a couple months.”
“I thought it was a great suggestion,” Jablonski told the Press-Republican, “a very constructive suggestion and one that we are actively pursuing as recently as this week.
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