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.

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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.

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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.

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