After 40 years with Seattle Colleges, Chancellor Jill Wakefield has announced her retirement, effective June 2016. She was appointed as chancellor in 2009, becoming the district’s first female in that position. When she retires, she will be the longest-serving chancellor in the district’s history. Wakefield started with the district as a program assistant in the […]
By Assunta Ng My words were blunt and shocking even to myself when I asked community leaders to contribute to the Asian Weekly’s social justice issue.
“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]