Emails allege race remarks by Guzmán

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Following the release late this week of thousands of emails documenting strife on the Santa Fe Community College campus under recently ousted president Ana “Cha” Guzmán, additional emails obtained Saturday indicate a Governing Board member had raised concerns that Guzmán may have made racial remarks.

In an email dated Sept. 16, 2013, to Guzmán — who was terminated by the Governing Board early this month in a bitterly divided vote — board member Kathy Keith said she was afraid some comments Guzmán had made “may lead others to think that the college may be tolerating an environment that could lead to discrimination against certain groups.”

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