No pink slips boosts optimism among faculty and staff

Instructor Tina Martin teaches her ESL class, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Ocean campus. Photo by Elisa Parrino/The Guardsman

Chancellor Arthur Tyler announced on Feb. 21 that no March 15 notices, also known as a “pink slip” among faculty and staff, will be sent out this year, providing strong evidence that City College will remain open next semester.

Students and faculty protest pay hike

Students, faculty and their supporters protest against the proposed City College administration salary increase on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in front of Conlan Hall. The proposed increase was deemed a mistake by the school chancellor and special trustee. Photo by Elisa Parrino/The Guardsman

A proposed 19.3 percent salary raise for top administrators sparked an impromptu protest Jan. 24 in front of Conlan Hall where 40 students, faculty and members of the American Federation of Teachers Local 2121 union gathered to express their dissent.