Administration Asks City for $30 Million in Emergency Aid

The request asks San Francisco for $15 million a year for the next two years and could be introduced to the Board of Supervisors as early as April 27.

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City Supervisors Consider Funding For City College

San Francisco supervisors expressed support for City College at a hearing on the college’s proposed course cuts and layoffs of over 60% of instructors.

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Local Union Members Rally at City Hall Protesting Estimated 60% Faculty Cuts

About 200 City College faculty, union workers from SEIU Local 87, which represents custodians and janitors, and faculty from local colleges gathered in solidarity to oppose City College faculty cuts. 

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Art Instructor Questions Her Pink Slip 

“Is there someone here who doesn’t want a City College? That doesn’t want free education? Is the focus just churning out degrees? And certainly, getting degrees and certificates is part of our mission. Also part of our mission has been to provide education for lifelong learning.” 

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Board Approves 160 Full-time Faculty Layoff Notices as Part of Sweeping Cuts

The layoffs, if implemented, would represent a loss of nearly 30% of City College’s 541 full-time teaching staff and 74% of its administrators, part of the five-year budget plan passed by the board in November.

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Layoffs Threaten Registered Nursing Department Accreditation, Negotiations with Administration Underway

In the wake of upcoming faculty layoffs approved by the Board of Trustees on Feb. 26, faculty from City College’s registered nursing department fear their department could lose their approval granted by the California Board of Registered Nursing, due to no longer meeting minimum staffing requirements outlined by the board. Now, City College nursing faculty are in negotiations with the school’s administration to minimize cuts to their department.

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Faculty Union Criticizes Moves Towards Layoffs

Interim-Chancellor Vurdien announced January 21st that City College intends to issue pink slips to a yet undisclosed number of employees. 

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