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.
The faculty’s salary concessions will save jobs and classes for the 2021-22 academic year. However, the agreement may only delay cuts.
State auditors in early April warned the California Community College Chancellor’s office to act quickly in order to remain independent, deeming the college “not currently stable,” citing its ineffective attempts at reducing its costs necessary to supplement the 35% enrollment decline over the past eight years, which resulted in the college tapping into its reserves.
In their final meeting of the 2020-21 school year on June 24, the Board of Trustees attempted to tackle several of the pressing issues facing the college.
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.
Under the watchful eye of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, the City College Board of Trustees contemplate their financial strategy for the next five years and beyond.
2020 CCSF Board of Trustee candidates provided bios and answered brief questions.
The upcoming Board of Trustees election this November has a variety of first-timers as candidates and also current board members. Which candidate’s plans do you agree or disagree with?
City College is the first college in the nation to provide a Cannabis Studies Associate of Arts (AA) degree program for students. Since the announcement from the Behavioral Sciences department, many have gained interest and curiosity.
Auditors revealed the college’s ongoing budgetary issues to the Board of Trustees. The trustees discussed future steps for getting the budget under control.