Entries by Megan McGuire

The Faculty Association, our past, and our future

Colleagues: Crazy times, eh? Over the last few years, we’ve experienced a lifetime worth of tumult: nationwide protests, two presidential impeachments, a global pandemic. In our quiet little corner of the world, we’ve seen our own share of turbulence: a Governing Board President ousted mid-term, a Board vote requesting the resignation of one of its […]

What future will you choose?

Recently, something rather momentous happened for us. Something good. Something that would have been impossible a few years ago. On April 27th, the MCCCD Governing Board voted to approve a 4% salary increase for all Maricopa employees, retroactive to January 1st of this year. For faculty paid on a nine-month schedule (those who don’t get […]

Governing Board Address 4/27/21

President Sullivan, Governing Board Members, CEC Members, and Guests: Tonight is my last address to the Governing Board on behalf of the Faculty Association. As of May 11th, my term will be over and Dr. Sasha Radisich (GCC) will be assuming the presidency, supported by Professors Camille Newton (SMCC) as President Elect and John Schampel […]

4% Salary Increase

Colleagues, I’m so excited to share that the Governing Board just voted unanimously (7-0) to approve the 4% salary increase for faculty, adjunct faculty and staff! And all increases are retroactive to the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester. What a difference an education friendly Governing Board can make! Not to mention the support and […]

Pension Event

The Faculty Association is a member of the AZ Retirement Security Coalition (ARSC), which is dedicated to protecting our pensions through legislative support and member education. Please join us in an educational presentation that features the Director of the AZ State Retirement System as our guest speaker. The benefits of ASRS, the differences between ASRS […]