City College of San Francisco
Eight of ten candidates four four open seats participated in a forum Friday.
The City College of San Francisco will soon get a special trustee to oversee the troubled school’s finances as it seeks to keep its accreditation.
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.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said the move by City College of San Francisco to bring in a special trustee to oversee finances is just the first step in an effort to remain open.
Dozens of San Francisco City College supporters gathered on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to urge passage of a parcel tax to ward off class closures.
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.
The school’s board of trustees is looking at all of its options, including possibly closing campuses, cutting classes and staff layoffs.
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.