City College of San Francisco Chancellor Art Tyler plans to propose initiatives to promote respectful dialogue on campus and calling for an independent review of campus police officers’ response to student and faculty protests last week that turned violent, officials said Wednesday.
After a protest that led to City College of San Francisco students being pepper sprayed and arrested on campus Thursday, students and faculty came to City Hall on Friday to continue their call for the reinstatement of the school’s elected board of trustees.
A peaceful rally at City College of San Francisco turned violent on Thursday, as a group of protesters attempted to enter the school’s administration building, Conlan Hall, only to be met by campus police.
State Senator Leland Yee’s proposed bill says colleges and universities shouldn’t give administrators pay raises while students struggle with fees and tuition increases.
UC officials are struggling with California budget reductions that have already led to tuition increases, layoffs and cuts in class offerings.
About 30 students gathered at the University of California at Berkeley Friday morning to protest tuition hikes of about 40 percent in the past two years.
More than a dozen people were taken into custody by police as they marched at the University of California’s San Francisco Mission Bay campus Wednesday morning.