Day: September 25, 2018


Board of Trustees approves 2 percent raise for Oldham

President Phil Oldham received a 2 percent raise and a $60,000 bonus from the board of trustees that rejected a proposal for more during a Sept. 18 meeting. Oldham’s annual salary is currently $325,682. The raise will increase his salary to $332,195.64 beginning in 2019. Trustee Barry Wilmore called the […]


“Hope Strong” for Patrick

Patrick Yurek On his good days, Patrick Yurek enjoyed sketching, playing the saxophone, or just spreading joy. He was caring, loved everyone, and had a quick wit, according to his friends at Tech.  At other times, he struggled with addiction, suicidal thoughts, and hating himself.  “People who are suicidal are […]