“The foundation and the foundation board are in the business of providing opportunity to the students,” said Shawna Manion, CEO of the foundation.
Contractor bids for the walkway project will be brought back to the RLC Board for approval at the April 8 meeting.
Other RLC Board actions Tuesday included:
n Approval of tuition rates for fiscal year 2015.
n Approval of creating the position of a Health Information Technology Program Director.
n Appointment of Caitlin Keele as an administrative assistant for the Rend Lake College Foundation.
n Approval of granting tenure to Jeff Fairbanks and Robert Wilson, culinary instructors, effective Aug. 18, 2014.
n Approval of granting tenure to Ashley Marthaler, Certified Nurse Assistant instructor, effective Aug. 18, 2014. Tenure was also granted to Melisa Berendson and Nicole Haney, nursing instructors, effective Aug. 18, 2014.
n Approval of the non-renewal of the employment contract of Daniell Weinhoffer, a non-tenured probationary instructor.
n Acceptance of the retirement/resignation of Barb Crouse as director of nursing and nursing faculty, effective May 17, 2014.
n Acceptance of the retirement/resignation of Larry Thuilliez as an academic computer technician, effective May 31, 2014.
n Acceptance of the resignation of Tammi Gulliksen as a business office accountant, effective Jan. 23, 2014.