Q&A with the Board candidates: Jackson
Oct03

Q&A with the Board candidates: Jackson

By Dalton Amador The GuardsmanWhy do you want to be a trustee right now in the middle of the accreditation report?I’m running for the Board of Trustees because we’re at a critical point and there will be a lot of tough decisions to make regarding City College’s finances. I want to make sure we take a balanced approach, one with compassion, especially for students. I want to make sure our balancing decisions aren’t made on the back of...

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Some progress made in local hiring efforts

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.

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Student voice silenced at Academic Senate meeting
Apr15

Student voice silenced at Academic Senate meeting

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.

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Trustee apologizes for ‘culture of mistrust’
Apr15

Trustee apologizes for ‘culture of mistrust’

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.

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Green programs on track

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.

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