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City College of San Francisco Gets New Chancellor — With Anti-terrorism Skills

October 16, 2013 | 6:25 pm

City College of San Francisco Gets New Chancellor — With Anti-terrorism Skills

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Arthur Tyler won’t have much power at first, as embattled CCSF fights for accreditation.

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SF City Attorney Sues To Keep City College Open

August 22, 2013 | 1:39 pm

SF City Attorney Sues To Keep City College Open

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City College of San Francisco’s struggle to survive took another turn this morning. The San Francisco city attorney’s office announced it is filing two lawsuits in an effort to keep CCSF open. City Attorney Dennis Herrera said one lawsuit is against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), the agency that accredits two-year colleges conferring […]

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Protesters Demand Help for City College of San Francisco (Photos)

March 14, 2013 | 5:02 pm

Protesters Demand Help for City College of San Francisco (Photos)

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Hundreds of people marched to San Francisco City Hall Thursday afternoon demanding support for City College. Protesters asked the city to commit to funding the school and to reverse cuts to classes, programs and staff. The school faces a Friday deadline to demonstrate to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges that it has […]

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Protesters Occupy City College of San Francisco

February 22, 2013 | 5:16 pm

Protesters Occupy City College of San Francisco

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By Alex Emslie A group of exhausted City College students ended a nightlong sit-in this morning after being assured that the beleaguered school’s chancellor would meet with them Monday and hold a series of town hall forums about the looming loss of accreditation threatening the school with closure. A crowd of about 100, many of […]

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July 11, 2012 | 8:36 am

A.M. Splash: Trustees Say SF City College to Stay Open; SF Stop-and-Frisk Idea Blasted; Yoga Instructor Fired for Silencing Phones

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S.F. City College trustees try to calm fears (SF Chronicle) A long, bright future is ahead for City College of San Francisco, but it’s going to take a lot of hard work to get there. That was the message Tuesday from the school’s board and interim Chancellor Pamila Fisher, who met in public for the […]

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Why San Francisco City College Might Close

July 5, 2012 | 7:34 pm

Why San Francisco City College Might Close

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The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges put City College of San Francisco on notice Tuesday that it has eight months to address 14 serious management and fiscal problems or be decertified. Schools must be accredited to receive public funding. In June, school trustees approved a $187 million 2012-13 budget to serve the school’s more […]

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SF and Mexico Join Forces to Preserve Diego Rivera Mural

May 17, 2011 | 5:51 pm

SF and Mexico Join Forces to Preserve Diego Rivera Mural

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San Francisco City College’s “Pan American Unity Mural” is Diego Rivera’s largest contiguous work of art. It’s sprawling in size AND content. There are images of Yaqui Deer Dancers and early California gold miners, heavy engines of the industrial age, and front and center is Frida Kahlo — who remarried Rivera in San Francisco while […]

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