City College of San Francisco stakeholders joined in solidarity Thursday to call on students to continue enrolling at the school despite accreditation concerns that could lead to its closure.
The City College of San Francisco plans to lay off dozens of employees and reduce salaries as it fights to keep its accreditation and stay open.
Eight of ten candidates four four open seats participated in a forum Friday.
The review found many flaws in what City College of San Francisco is doing as it struggles to remain accredited.
Things have gotten so bad for City College of San Francisco that it could be shut down next academic year. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is expected to issue a report outlining CCSF’s prospects for the future later this week.
Funding cuts to higher education in California means not only increased tuition and fees for students, but accreditation sanctions against schools like San Francisco’s City College among others.
An insert in the San Francisco Examiner Monday listed 35 pages of names, and the amount owed, dating back more than ten years. Some had more than $2,000 headed their way.
The culinary arts and hospitality program must cut $250,000 from its $1.6 million budget, which will prompt the closure of the cafeteria in three months unless additional funds can be found, department chair Tannis Reinhertz said Friday.
The man accused of murdering five people in San Francisco on Friday was set to be deported from the U.S. in 2006 but ended up staying after Vietnamese authorities failed to provide travel documents for him.
Five homicide victims, four of them related, were found in a home a block from City College of San Francisco, according to police.