Hundreds of people marched to the federal Department of Education’s offices in San Francisco Tuesday to protest City College of San Francisco’s loss of accreditation.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris says the college’s fate is not yet sealed: The review and appeal process can last up to a year. Harris and the system’s Board of Governors appointed a special trustee, Robert Agrella, to replace CCSF’s elected board. Agrella is the former president of Santa Rosa Junior College.
“This allows, I think, for a single individual with a real clarity of focus to get an awful lot of changes made in a very short period of time,” Harris told KQED’s Alex Emslie