MCC’s Smith Not Going to Cuba

Well before President Barack Obama’s announcement that relations with Cuba were being warmed, the Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Board sent the following email to presidents of her member colleges: From: Karen Anderson [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Tuesday, October 21, … Continue reading

MCC Board Picks Architect

After a long and secret retreat, the McHenry County College selected the architectural firm of Demonica Kempter Architects (DKA). (Fortunately, I brought three newspapers and a new science fiction novel to read while waiting in the hall.) The firm was … Continue reading

Board Winnows Down Architectural-Space Utilization Firms to Two

There was no official vote taken, but preferences were expressed after three Architectural Services-Space Utilization applicants made their pitches to the McHenry County College Board Thursday night. The three finalists were Holabird & Root Wight & Company Demonica Kemper Architects … Continue reading

Selection of MCC’s Architectural/Space Utilization Expansion Consultant

Never let it be said that the McHenry County College administration makes it easy to write an article based on its documents. In the bid specifications for Selection Criteria A selection committee, made up of two (2) Trustee members, President, … Continue reading

MCC President Vicky Smith’s Contract Calls for Salary of $211,000 thru June, Then, CPI + 3%

$211,013.01 is the salary that is before the McHenry County College Board on Thursday night for President Vicky Smith’s from May 22nd through June 30th of this year. After that, it’ll “be increased by an amount equal to the percent … Continue reading