Marlene Tromp comes from the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she has served as provost and executive vice chancellor since 2017. Her hire completes a search 17 months in the making.
C. Scott Green, an alumnus of the University of Idaho and a fourth-generation Idahoan, comes to the Moscow campus from Hogan Lovells, an international law firm. His first day as president will be July 1.
Documents obtained by Idaho Education News detail a range of past transactions at the high school that may have contributed to an ongoing outside investigation.
“We really take the stewardship of state and taxpayer money seriously,” board chairman Ben Greenwood said, “and this situation is something that we are working diligently to navigate out of.”
An accounting firm will search for “misuse or misappropriation of assets and cash” at both Bingham Academy and Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center, according to an agreement obtained by Idaho Education News.
The school board is awaiting results of an outside audit and reviewing its relationship with an out-of-state vendor that has been managing its finances.
The Senate Education Committee could hold a full public hearing on the bill Monday. In other news, the Senate approved an additional $7 million for state college scholarships, and the House approved a bill creating a unique certificate for charter school administrators.
In the coming weeks, state senators could take up the debate over stricter sex ed policies for Idaho students. If they pass the measure, what would that mean for Idaho students?
The nailbiter in Canyon County was symptomatic of a rocky election day across the state. See complete results inside.