Dennis at the state board

Dennis Griffin delivered a presentation to the Idaho State Board of Education on December 8, during the “open forum” portion of the meeting about 8:15 that morning. He was there to discuss the publication of his new book, “From Scratch.” Here are some of his notes from the meeting: I introduced myself as the founding president and served between Aug.
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From Scratch in the Idaho Statesman

A Bill Roberts article in today’s Idaho Statesman outlined some of the news in the just-released From Scratch. Roberts notes, for example, “Within a couple of years of retirement, Griffin didn’t even know the job offer was coming until shortly before a meeting of the newly formed board of trustees. He had helped the campaign to win voter support. After
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From Scratch available now

Dr. Dennis Griffin, the founding president of the College of Western Idaho, has told the story of how the community college improbably came into being in just two years, in a new book released today by Ridenbaugh Press. Residents of the Treasure Valley heard and responded to the major campaign that made funding for CWI a reality. What they didn’t
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BSU’s Kustra on From Scratch

Boise State University President Bob Kustra, who played such a large role in the launching and development of the College of Western Idaho, weighed in on the book: “Dennis Griffin has performed a valuable service for the Treasure Valley in telling the story of CWI’s creation and serving as CWI’s founding President. For those who believe in the right of
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Nearly ready to launch

From Scratch: Inside the lightning launch of the College of Western Idaho is nearly ready for release. We’re anticipating it will be available on Thanksgiving week. Keep checking in for more updates!