Susan Lamb Appointed Interim Chancellor at SF City College

Susan Lamb Appointed Interim Chancellor at SF City College

City College of San Francisco has appointed Susan Lamb as interim chancellor, Special Trustee Guy Lease announced Friday. Lamb has been vice chancellor of academic…

Assemblyman Ting, Education Advocates Demand Accreditation Process Reforms

Assemblyman Ting, Education Advocates Demand Accreditation Process Reforms

Legislators and education advocates today called for curbs on the powers of college accreditors, who they accused of targeting City College of San Francisco while…

CCSF to Lease New Civic Center Campus While Former Campus Undergoes Retrofitting

CCSF to Lease New Civic Center Campus While Former Campus Undergoes Retrofitting

City College of San Francisco has secured an interim campus to house programs that were abruptly relocated after the college shuttered its Civic Center campus…

CCSF Students Occupy Administration Building, Demand Special Trustee’s Resignation

CCSF Students Occupy Administration Building, Demand Special Trustee’s Resignation

A group of City College of San Francisco students occupied an administration building this afternoon and said they intended to stay until their demands are…

Mayor Appoints Alex Randolph to City College Board of Trustees

Mayor Appoints Alex Randolph to City College Board of Trustees

Alex Randolph has been appointed to the City College of San Francisco board of trustees by Mayor Ed Lee, according to a statement issued by…

Pelosi, Mayor Lee Champion CCSF’s Contributions to SF Economy

Pelosi, Mayor Lee Champion CCSF’s Contributions to SF Economy

Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee gathered with students and faculty at City College of San Francisco’s Downtown campus today…

Supervisors Unanimously Pass Resolution Urging Quick Reopening of City College Campus

Supervisors Unanimously Pass Resolution Urging Quick Reopening of City College Campus

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday urging City College of San Francisco officials to quickly repair and reopen the Civic…

City College Debate Team Ascend to National Finals Ranked Number One In Region

City College Debate Team Ascend to National Finals Ranked Number One In Region

City College of San Francisco’s debate team is going to the country’s most prestigious debate tournament ranked number one among all four-year and two-year colleges…

Suspect in Custody After Leading Lengthy Chase Through BART Tracks

Suspect in Custody After Leading Lengthy Chase Through BART Tracks

BART is recovering from a major delay this evening after a suspect led officers on a lengthy chase through the tracks in San Francisco, briefly…

CCSF Supporters Demand Temporary Campus Now, Quick Campus Upgrade

CCSF Supporters Demand Temporary Campus Now, Quick Campus Upgrade

Students and teachers at City College’s Civic Center Campus rallied today on the steps of San Francisco City Hall to demand a place in area…

Three Stores Robbed at Gunpoint Monday Evening, One Suspect Arrested

Three Stores Robbed at Gunpoint Monday Evening, One Suspect Arrested

Police are investigating three armed robberies that took place at different stores across San Francisco on Monday evening, a police spokesman said today. Police arrested…

CCSF Faculty, Students Protest Appointment of Special Trustee

CCSF Faculty, Students Protest Appointment of Special Trustee

Students, faculty and members of the City College of San Francisco community protested today’s appointment of a special trustee who will oversee the transition of…

City College Will Defend its Accreditation Following Court Injunction

City College Will Defend its Accreditation Following Court Injunction

The chancellor of City College of San Francisco said tonight that the college will take up the opportunity provided by a court injunction to seek…

CCSF Special Trustee Retiring, Replacement Expected Later This Month

CCSF Special Trustee Retiring, Replacement Expected Later This Month

The statewide community college system hopes to have a new special trustee in place for San Francisco City College by the end of this month,…

CA Community College Board of Governors Ends Agency’s Exclusive Right to Accredit State’s Community Colleges

CA Community College Board of Governors Ends Agency’s Exclusive Right to Accredit State’s Community Colleges

The California Community College Board of Governors decided this week to open up competition for the accreditation of community colleges in California by removing language…

Lick-Wilmerding High School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Lick-Wilmerding High School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

San Francisco police are evacuating a private high school in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood this afternoon following a report that the school received a bomb…

Unions Voice Concern Over City College’s Future After Restoration Status Granted by Accrediting Commission

Unions Voice Concern Over City College’s Future After Restoration Status Granted by Accrediting Commission

Unions and officials expressed concern today that City College of San Francisco’s future remains threatened despite an announcement by the Accrediting Commission for Community and…

CCSF Planned to Close Seismically-Unsafe Civic Center Campus Since November

CCSF Planned to Close Seismically-Unsafe Civic Center Campus Since November

City College of San Francisco officials knew for months that a building housing English as a Second Language and other classes in the Civic Center…

New Complaints Filed Against Commission Overseeing College Accreditation

New Complaints Filed Against Commission Overseeing College Accreditation

A coalition working to preserve City College of San Francisco’s accreditation announced two new complaints Monday against the commission with authority to revoke that accreditation,…

CCSF, SFSU Among Schools Closing Thursday for Storm

CCSF, SFSU Among Schools Closing Thursday for Storm

San Francisco State University and City College San Francisco are among the large number of Bay Area schools closing Thursday because of a potentially dangerous…

Judge Hears Closing Arguments in City College Case, Will Rule in January

Judge Hears Closing Arguments in City College Case, Will Rule in January

A San Francisco Superior Court judge said today he will rule in January on whether to overturn a regional agency’s termination of accreditation for City…

Assemblymember Concerned That State Funds Earmarked for Education Will Go To CCSF Legal Fees

Assemblymember Concerned That State Funds Earmarked for Education Will Go To CCSF Legal Fees

Midway through the week-long trial of a lawsuit filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera against an accreditation commission that trying to disaccredit City…

Accreditation Commission President Admits They Were Quick to Disaccredit CCSF

Accreditation Commission President Admits They Were Quick to Disaccredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon that she did not provide the…

CCSF Trial Begins, Chancellor Testifies College Does Not Deserve Termination

CCSF Trial Begins, Chancellor Testifies College Does Not Deserve Termination

The chancellor of California community colleges testified in Superior Court today that he believes a commission’s decision to terminate the accreditation of City College of…

Judge Allows City College Lawsuit to Continue Against Accrediting Commission

Judge Allows City College Lawsuit to Continue Against Accrediting Commission

A judge ruled this morning that a lawsuit filed on behalf of beleaguered City College of San Francisco against a regional accrediting commission can continue…

Reprieve For City College Of SF? Accrediting Commission Might Offer Extension To Avert Closure

Reprieve For City College Of SF? Accrediting Commission Might Offer Extension To Avert Closure

City College of San Francisco may be able to keep its doors open, at least for now. New rules proposed by the Accrediting Commission for…

As Accreditation Revocation Looms, State Lawmakers Demand Extension For CCSF Fixes

As Accreditation Revocation Looms, State Lawmakers Demand Extension For CCSF Fixes

State lawmakers are asking a regional accrediting commission for more time before it revokes City College of San Francisco’s accreditation. The state Senate today unanimously…

CCSF Students Injured In Protest File Lawsuit (Video)

CCSF Students Injured In Protest File Lawsuit (Video)

Students who said they were seriously injured and arrested at a protest at City College of San Francisco in March today filed administrative claims against…

Officials Say City College Deserves More Time To Fix Shortcomings

Officials Say City College Deserves More Time To Fix Shortcomings

Elected leaders this week are calling on the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges to give City College of San Francisco more time to…

CCSF Chancellor’s Promises Of “Respectful Discourse” Met With Skepticism

CCSF Chancellor’s Promises Of “Respectful Discourse” Met With Skepticism

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…

CCSF Students, Faculty Protest Pepper Spraying And Arrest Of Students

CCSF Students, Faculty Protest Pepper Spraying And Arrest Of Students

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…

Students Pepper Sprayed, Arrested During Rally At CCSF Against School’s Special Trustee (Video)

Students Pepper Sprayed, Arrested During Rally At CCSF Against School’s Special Trustee (Video)

Two students were arrested this afternoon during a protest rally at City College of San Francisco and a group continues to occupy an administration building…

“The lack of transparency that we have seen needs to change”: Supe Campos Calls Out CCSF’s “Special Trustee”

“The lack of transparency that we have seen needs to change”: Supe Campos Calls Out CCSF’s “Special Trustee”

City College of San Francisco should have its elected Board of Trustees restored by state officials who last year installed a special trustee to oversee…

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

A state senator today introduced legislation that would help stabilize funding for City College of San Francisco while the school continues its fight to stay…

Commission Denies Review Of CCSF Accreditation Decision, Paves Way For Appeal

Commission Denies Review Of CCSF Accreditation Decision, Paves Way For Appeal

A regional commission today rejected City College of San Francisco’s request to review its decision to revoke the school’s accreditation. City College officials said the…

Judge Gives CCSF A Reprieve, Says Loss Of Accreditation And Closure “would be catastrophic” For San Francisco

Judge Gives CCSF A Reprieve, Says Loss Of Accreditation And Closure “would be catastrophic” For San Francisco

City College of San Francisco students and teachers were given a reprieve today when a Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the July…

Judge To Rule By Friday On Motions In CCSF Accreditation Fight

Judge To Rule By Friday On Motions In CCSF Accreditation Fight

A judge said today that he will make a ruling by the end of this week on whether to block a decision by a regional…

“It’s all behind a curtain”: Advocates For CCSF Castigate Accrediting Board For Secrecy

“It’s all behind a curtain”: Advocates For CCSF Castigate Accrediting Board For Secrecy

Attorneys argued in a daylong hearing today over whether a judge should block a decision made earlier this year by a regional commission to revoke…

Saving CCSF: Judge To Hear Bids To Keep Accreditation-Challenged College In Business Today

Saving CCSF: Judge To Hear Bids To Keep Accreditation-Challenged College In Business Today

A San Francisco Superior Court judge is due to hear arguments Thursday on two separate bids for preliminary injunctions blocking City College of San Francisco’s…

“Stop the Corporate Greed” Reads Sign Carried By SF Supervisor At Market Street Rally

“Stop the Corporate Greed” Reads Sign Carried By SF Supervisor At Market Street Rally

5:25 PM: A growing crowd formed in front of the San Francisco headquarters of tech company Twitter this evening as part of a protest demanding…