April 26, 2010
For immediate release
Contact: Sylvia Watson, 206-432-8084 (w); 206-261-3603 (c)
Tacoma, WA – Faculty at Bates Technical College today announced a vote of “NO CONFIDENCE” in interim college president, Lyle Quasim, and the college board of trustees. More than 60 percent of the 179 faculty represented by the faculty union returned their ballots. Of those voting, 95 percent voted no confidence. Faculty will be presenting their vote of no confidence at the Board of Trustees’ meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 27, at 3 p.m. at their downtown campus, 1101 So. Yakima Ave., Tacoma 98405.