SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — 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 college’s request for a trustee was approved Thursday by California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors, which oversees the 112-campus system. The job is expected to be filled in the next few weeks.READ MORE: 49ers Fans Look to Make Noise, Boost Team at NFC Championship Game
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has given City College until Oct. 15 to produce a final action plan to address a list of financial and managerial problems.READ MORE: Solo Crash Friday Night Closes Moraga Road, Cuts Power to Hundreds
The 86,000-student community college has until March 15 to turn itself around and prevent closure in June.
College officials recently released a turnaround plan that calls for laying off staff, cutting salaries, increasing employee work hours and offering fewer enrichment classes.MORE NEWS: S.F. Supervisors Set to Designate Casa Sanchez Bldg. in Mission District a Historical Landmark
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