A nursing program at Cuyahoga Community College is fighting to keep its accreditation.
The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/116tADU) that the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission recently voted to deny accreditation for the college's two-year registered nurse program. Read More
The governing boards of both the California State University and University of California systems on Tuesday heeded pleas from Gov. Jerry Brown to postpone proposed tuition increases.
After requests from the governor and students, the CSU board of trustees withdrew a set of proposed tuition hikes slated to be discussed and decided on at meetings Tuesday and today, said board Chairman Robert Linscheid. Read More
City College of San Francisco officials can breathe a sigh of relief following Tuesday’s election, as two measures to support education were approved by voters, but administrators admit they are not out of the woods just yet.
Despite the boosts in funding, CCSF will still need to look closely at its finances in order to become fiscally stable. Read More
City College of San Francisco is facing major hurdles in the next few months as the college scrambles to readjust its operating and financial structure in order to keep its accreditation and weather fiscal uncertainty.
In the face of those issues, 10 candidates are hoping to grab a seat on the board of trustees and assist in the process and balance the budget, whether through cuts or revenue increases. Read More
The 2,800 faculty and staff members at City College of San Francisco will have to take a 2 to 5 percent pay cut to help the struggling institution balance its budget, but layoffs were avoided in a budget approved Tuesday.
The $186 million operating budget was unanimously passed Tuesday by the board of trustees. It’s down roughly 4 percent from the $192 million budget of the previous year. Read More
If City College of San Francisco’s efforts to pass a parcel tax in November pay off, eliminated classes could be restored and campuses would remain open.
The $79-a-year parcel tax, known as Proposition A, would raise $17 million annually for eight years for the struggling institution. Read More
Joe Paterno's family along with former players and assistant coaches made their way Wednesday to a campus spiritual center for the revered coach's funeral service, a moment of private mourning during a week in which thousands from Penn State were saying goodbye. Read More
Oprah Winfrey said the first students to graduate from her academy for underprivileged South African girls were "free to soar," during a graduation speech Saturday. Read More
The riot-clad police officer who pepper sprayed a row of peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters at a California university last week is a retired U.S. Marine sergeant who has been honored for his police work on campus, but also has figured in a previous discrimination suit against the university. Read More
The sign Annabelle Niebel waved at a recent Occupy San Francisco protest tells the story: “$120,000 student debt, 2 grad degrees = no job.”
For a chart outlaying the rise in tuition versus grant endowments over time, as well as a list of average student debt by degree type, click on the photo to the right. Read More