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CBS 4 Miami: “Miami Dade College Board Of Trustees Sued Over Presidential Selection Process”

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There’s a new wrinkle in the search for the next president of Miami Dade College. Last week, the Board of Trustees called off a vote after things got heated. Now a lawsuit has been filed. “Why would seven professors who are usually doing research, writing, grading, and teaching be in the position …

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Diario Las Americas: “Maestros de MDC demandan al Fideicomiso del College por no elegir presidente”

El grupo, integrado por profesores en activo y jubilados, critica la posposición del proceso para elegir un nuevo presidente de la institución educativa MIAMI.– La búsqueda del presidente que reemplazará a Eduardo Padrón al frente del Miami Dade College y la inesperada decisión de reiniciar el proceso se apunta un nuevo capítulo, con una demanda …

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Miami Herald: “Miami Dade College hasn’t picked a new leader. Some in the search say it’s a fix.”

Ever since Miami Dade College’s trustees called off last week’s vote to select a new president, local political leaders have ramped up their criticism that the search appears rigged. Even the appointed officials involved in the selection process themselves have gone public with their concerns. The rhetoric surrounding who should replace the retiring president Eduardo J. …

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Florida Politics: “Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 7.29.19”

Here’s a brief update on how Florida’s U.S. Senators reacted to President Donald Trump’sracially charged tweet attack on U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Rick Scott dodged the question in an interview on Meet The Press, and Marco Rubio posted a Bible verse from the Gospel of Luke. Neither man called out the blabbering flamethrower in the White House.  Rick Scott gets a little …

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CBS Miami: “Facing South Florida: Selecting A New Miami Dade College President”

The selection of a new president at Miami Dade College is a process full of political intrigue. After a six month, national search, the selection process fell apart this week when the board of trustees, the majority of whom were recently appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis, decided to scrap everything and start over. There are …

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Miami Herald: “With Padrón on way out, Republicans stage political takeover of Miami Dade College | Opinion”

People who love Miami Dade College are outraged — and rightly so. With respected President Eduardo Padrón on his way out, some of the city’s most influential Republicans are staging a shameful political takeover of the beloved institution, one of the largest colleges in the nation — and pure Miami treasure. A lot is at …

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