Termination

‘He pointed it directly at me’: Jim Eikrem’s alleged use of firearms on campus unnerved staff member

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 13, 2023

As staff and students at Clackamas Community College await a decision to determine if former theater director Jim Eikrem will return to his position at CCC, further concerns have since come out about Eikrem’s use of firearms while he ran the CCC theater department. Haley Hurita, a department assistant for the theater, described an instance…

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Arbitrator to decide if former theater director’s termination justified

By Joseph Lohmolder / May 5, 2023

Over the past several months, Clackamas Community College put together a grievance committee consisting of eight full-time faculty members to determine if Jim Eikrem, the former theater director for Clackamas Community College, was terminated justifiably last fall.   Eikrem, who worked at CCC for 11 years before being fired last September, is currently in arbitration with…

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