A complaint filed against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges requests the removal of the harshest sanction issued against City College of San Francisco, claiming the commission violated “federal law, state law and their own guidelines.” Read More
The search is on for a new chancellor at City College of San Francisco.
Now that school officials have submitted their “show cause” report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges in hopes of staying open, the board of trustees wants to return to some unfinished business.
On Thursday, trustees are expected to approve a request for bids to contract for up to $150,000 with a private firm to begin preparations for the search, college documents show. Read More
Amid a heated debate with the public Thursday night, the City College of San Francisco board of trustees approved a 250-page report explaining how the school has adjusted operations to meet accreditation standards and remain open.
The two-hour discussion was nearly disrupted by student protests, but ultimately the plan was adopted. But trustee Steve Ngo did offer a dire warning.
As it embraces reforms to avoid losing its accreditation, City College of San Francisco is getting a more clearly defined administrative structure aimed at eliminating redundant jobs and saving money.
Starting in July, the school’s 61 departments will be grouped together under eight schools, each supervised by a single dean. Meanwhile, an unspecified number of faculty members will lose their titles as department chairs. Read More
City College of San Francisco’s finances are in peril, and in order to maintain fiscal solvency the college must make a number of changes to employee contracts and the way the budget is planned, among dozens of other recommendations.
According to a report released Tuesday by the Financial Crisis Management and Assistance Team, there are numerous flaws in the way CCSF handles its finances, including a cost structure that cannot be sustained. Read More