GLENDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - They employ more than 8,000 people, but Maricopa County Community Colleges could soon be making some drastic changes.
That includes downsizing and even forcing some people into early retirement.
On Monday night, it was a packed house as leaders from the Board of Governors met with faculty to discuss some of those changes.
VIDEO: FOX 10's Matt Rodewald reports.
Meeting adjourned. Not one public mention of the word "layoffs"— Matt Rodewald FOX 10 (@Matt_Fox10) November 29, 2016
It took 52 minutes before people addressed the elephant in the room. #layoffs— Matt Rodewald FOX 10 (@Matt_Fox10) November 29, 2016
How many of these teachers will keep their jobs? The Maricopa Comm College Dist talks about "being leaner" in the 2nd line of its proposal. pic.twitter.com/wpEwXIgBIb— Matt Rodewald FOX 10 (@Matt_Fox10) November 29, 2016