There is another financial crisis looming for City College of San Francisco.
In addition to the reforms the college must make both structurally and financially, it will face more financial hardship if it does not meet enrollment goals for the second year in a row.
“We are not on pace to make our base target of 34,000 at this time,” Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Peter Goldstein told the board of trustees in October. “And I was very disturbed for assumption for spring because it was so high. It indicates huge turnaround for the semester.”
After a close election and more than two weeks of counting votes, incumbent Chris Jackson will remain on the City College of San Francisco board of trustees.
Jackson narrowly defeated challenger Amy Bacharach to secure the fourth open seat on the seven-member board. He will join incumbents Steve Ngo and Natalie Berg as well as newcomer Rafael Mandelman on the board for four-year terms. 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
The interim chancellor at City College of San Francisco fully believes the struggling institution can survive, but administrators will have to make tough decisions to do so.
During a candid discussion Wednesday morning between interim Chancellor Pamila Fisher and members of SPUR, a nonprofit urban research association, she said she wasn’t aware of the magnitude of CCSF’s problems until she received the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ scathing report. Read More
The District 5 seat on the Board of Supervisors represents some of the most diverse and progressive neighborhoods in The City, including the Haight, Fillmore and Western Addition. Residents of the district deserve a representative who will be attentive to the needs of the area and a voice in key citywide issues. Read More
City College of San Francisco is on the brink of disaster, and every tool available should be given to the administration and those who oversee the school in order to move the college toward a sustainable future in which it will be able to continue to serve the community. Read More
City College of San Francisco faces tough choices in the coming year as it battles to keep its accreditation and provide for students as the state cuts funding. Key to reviving the college and preparing it for the future is its board of trustees. 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