City College’s efforts to hire more locals for the North Beach campus construction project have been mostly successful, although it was found that some contractors had violated of the project’s “good faith effort” hiring provisions.
When City College Student Trustee Josh Nielsen tried to ask a question at a March 23 special meeting of the Academic Senate, he was told to “sit down” and “shut up” by members of the faculty.
A resolution to set budget priorities presented at the City College Board of Trustees meeting on March 25 led to an admission by one trustee of a “culture of mistrust” between the board and the faculty, staff and students.
With climate change moving at an expeditious pace and much attention being paid to global warming, City College is keeping green job training at the top of the list.
A directive to create green training programs and establish a green jobs industry advisory group was passed unanimously by the City College board of trustees on Jan. 29.