Some of the main challenges for the chancellor will be ensuring the college’s long-term fiscal stability while making preparations to bring back in-person classes. Opinions on how these goals should be achieved differ between AFT2121, the union which represents the college’s faculty, and the Board of Trustees, with chancellor candidates in the running having largely similar stances on achieving goals mostly inline with the Board’s opinion and differing from each other only slightly.
A letter from the state’s Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team says that high expenditures on salaries and benefits threaten the college’s ability to stay financially solvent.
It’s official, the election results for 2021’s Associated Student Council at City College have been counted and verified by 2021 ASCO Election Commissioner Samantha Do.
About a month after formally announcing the start of City College’s search for a new permanent chancellor on Feb. 12, City College’s Board of Trustees announced the search will be put on hiatus as the board deals with the school’s budgetary crisis.
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.
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.
The City announced on Feb. 14 that they would be shutting down two out of three vaccination sites, and the third at SF Market in the Bayview would be upholding their existing appointments, but at reduced capacity.
A San Francisco resident and City College alumnus participated in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Now, he’s being sued by the FBI.