Part-time faculty can now access medical insurance and purchase City College plans if ineligible for college-paid coverage.
Resolutions to recall all laid off faculty from 2022 were presented to the board budget and audit committee, but were quickly stalled. The absent author of the resolutions and policy confusion compiled to a stalemate and the resolutions are now on pause.
In a school that’s full of tensions from faculty salary concessions during a surplus year, to no heat in classrooms, a journalist doesn’t have to go far to find news-worthy stories. Additionally, City College provides a great training ground to think creatively about how to access public information, because it is surprisingly hard to get ahold of it.
A year after the board voted to lay off 50 full-time equivalent faculty, students struggle to complete their certificates. The Broadcast Electronic Media Arts (BEMA) department lost four of eight faculty members and half of its class offerings.
Probable technical issue for automated outstanding balance reminders has students questioning if they paid their debts.
During the event, Bell and Del Portillo were presented with a City proclamation recognizing August 5th as Mission Campus Day. Bell proposed that every August 5th be a celebration honoring the center.
As the college has seen ten years of chancellors dropping out or losing good standing, it will be a dramatic change of pace to transfer to a four-year Chancellor.
For several reasons, not the least being the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been difficult, and in several cases impossible, for reporters at The Guardsman to gain access to City College administrators for interviews.