Administration recently proposed a plan to reopen campuses to in person learning, but there have been discussions about delaying it due to frustration with the lack of consideration and planning.
“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.”
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.
Special Trustee Robert Agrella withdrew a proposal to raise City College administrators’ salaries by nearly 20 percent on Jan. 24, when faculty, staff and students protested the potential raises.