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KHSU crisis deepens as visioning begins

KHSU crisis deepens as visioning begins

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The crisis touched off by the May 16 dismissal of a longtime KHSU employee hasn’t faded. Two months and three meetings of the Humboldt State University radio station’s advisory board later, the revolt among employees and volunteers has expanded and intensified into a struggle over the

Wruck answers allegation with apology, offers CAB meeting preview

Kevin L Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The Humboldt State University vice president accused by a KHSU staff member of inappropriate conduct during a station staff meeting has responded with apologies and further information. KHSU Office Manager Lorna Bryant stated that University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck yelled at her and stifled her

KHSU staffer alleges abuse by VP, cites racial implications

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – A staff member at Humboldt State University radio station KHSU is alleging inappropriate, possibly race-based abuse by a university vice president. Lorna Bryant, office manager at the station, claims that she “was subjected to abusive behavior” by University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck during a July

HSU President Rossbacher responds to the KHSU Community Advisory Board

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher has provided the following response to a letter from KHSU’s Community Advisory Board. The response: **** From: lisaann.rossbacher <[email protected]> To: Tom Hinz Cc: Barbara Boerger Benjamin Winker Geraldine Goldberg Helene Rouvier Jana Kirk-Levine  Jeff Russell  Samuel Dorsey Scott Harris Susie and John Jennings Yadao Inong

KHSU’s community advisors: ‘no confidence’ in station manager

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – It’s hard to tell which emotion the KHSU staff and volunteer community feels more strongly – love for dismissed Operations Director Katie Whiteside or loathing for the man who fired her, General Manager Peter Fretwell. The station has been in severe turmoil ever since Whiteside’s May

KHSU Advisory Board: ‘No confidence’ in KHSU GM Fretwell

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – In its monthly meeting last Wednesday, June 27, the Community Advisory Board for KHSU 90.5 passed a “No Confidence” vote regarding the station’s General Manager Peter Fretwell. [Clarification: the initial motion and second was for the CAB to vote “no confidence” in Fretwell. The CAB member

Humboldt State on Katie’s firing, who’s in charge, the difficulty of change

Mad River Union Note: The following email message was sent today from Humboldt State University to HSU personnel, station volunteers and members of the public who inquired about the recent firing of former KHSU Program and Operations Manager Katie Whiteside. – Ed. From: Craig C Wruck <[email protected]> Date: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 4:59 PM Subject:

For many, Katie Whiteside was the K in KHSU

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For nearly 23 years, Katie Whiteside lived and breathed KHSU 90.5 FM. At times, Whiteside virtually resided in her office and car, staying close by to manage emergencies, soldiering on for the station even through vacations and days off. As “Ramona,” Whiteside hosted the Pagan Dance Music

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