New contract, raise on tap for Bakersfield College leader

Sonya Christian is president of Bakersfield College.

Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian is all but set to get a new three-year contract and a 10.51 percent raise, distributed over time, according to the language of a proposed contract obtained by The Californian. 

The Kern Community College District, the parent entity of Bakersfield College, Cerro Coso Community College and Porterville College, recommended a $16,060 increase in Christian’s salary this year and a $9,460 increase in 2016-2017. 

Christian earns $180,000 now and would make $196,060 this fiscal year and $205,520 next, according to the

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