November 5 News Briefs

City College to adopt Mission and Vision Statement
In an attempt to revamp City College’s Mission and Vision statements, an e-mail has been sent out to the City College community, asking to complete an online survey at In 2009, “[work] will begin on building a new Strategic Plan to guide the College in the years ahead,” said Robert S. Gabriner, vice chancellor of institutional advancement in a campus wide e-mail. The survey will run until Nov. 12.

Chancellor search continues
The chancellor search continues into its final stages as the City College community asks questions and board of trustees for City College interviews the three semi-finalists. The public forums for the chancellor candidates were held the week of Oct. 20. Questions centered around the economic future of the college. Coastline College President Dr. Ding-Jo H. Currie and Stark State College President Dr. John O’Donnell were interviewed in a closed session of the board on Oct. 27. Dr. Don Q. Griffin, interim chancellor for City College, was interviewed in another closed session on Oct. 30. No reaction has been posted by the board.

City College police officer dies
Officer Darryl Low of the San Francisco Community College District Police Department died on Oct. 26, according to a memo circulated to City College faculty and staff. Officer Low had been a campus police officer since 1983. The cause of Low’s death and information about memorial services were not immediately available.


In the Oct. 22 issue of The Guardsman, a men’s soccer player was misidentified. In the photo, the player was identified as Matthieu Dubray. The player in the photo is actually Julien Cayton.

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