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The myth of ACCJC's "mission of student success" and the unwarranted critique of ACCJC. Alvin Ja. San Francisco Examiner. April 14, 2015.

Alex Randolph is appointed to CCSF’s sidelined Board of Trustees. Nanette Asimov. SFGate. April 14, 2015

Mayor Lee appoints new trustee to City College board. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. San Francisco Examiner. April 14, 2015.

Student Success is Accrediting Agency’s Primary Mission. Dr. Steven Kinsella. San Francisco Examiner. April 12, 2015.

CCSF to begin contract negotiations with faculty union amid unpredictable state funding. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. April 9, 2015.

Holding City College’s Accreditors Accountable. David Chiu. San Francisco Examiner. April 6, 2015

CCSF turns attention to $270 million in planning needs as threat of accreditation loss dwindles. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. March 22, 2015

What’s next for City College of San Francisco? Nanette Asimov. SFGate. March 8, 2015

Mayor reviewing candidates for vacant CCSF trustee seat. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 25, 2015

CCSF gains new special trustee, shortens timeline to reinstate elected leaders amid heated protest. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 24, 2015

CCSF’s trustees to be restored to power in July. Nanette Asimov. SFGate. February 23, 2015

Accreditor Still Has Final Say Over Fate of City College of San Francisco. Eric Kelderman.The Chronicle of Higher Education. February 19, 2015

Judge orders CCSF’s accrediting body to reconsider 2013 termination decision. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 18, 2015

Chancellor: CCSF requests court to revoke accreditation termination decision. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 5, 2015

CCSF special trustee retires unexpectedly. Nanette Asimov. SFGate. February 1, 2015

CCSF special trustee to retire; replacement to be named by end of month. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 1, 2015

Balboa Reservoir first to be tapped for development under SF mayor’s Public Land for Housing. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. February 1, 2015.

Second CCSF campus closes due to seismic safety concerns. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. San Francisco Examiner. January 29, 2015

CCSF sees lowest enrollment drop since 2012. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. January 28, 2015

Community college board ends agency's exclusive right to accredit state's community colleges. Bay City News. San Francisco Examiner. January 23, 2015

January 19, 2015 KQED Forum on Judge Karnow's preliminary decision.

CCSF gets flak for Gough Street redevelopment plans. J. K. Dineen. SF Gate. January 17, 2015

A Second Chance for a Community College. Public News Service - CA. January, 2015

Judge issues favorable ruling in CCSF's quest to retain accreditation. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. San Francisco Examiner. January 16, 2015

Restoration status approved for CCSF in quest to remain accredited. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. January 14, 2015

CCSF wins reprieve: Shutdown averted with 2-year extension. Nanette Asimov. SF Gate. January 14, 2015

Big CCSF decision looms: College's future at stake. Nanette Asimov. SF Gate. January 8, 2015

Accrediting commission to decide on restoration status for CCSF. Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. January 7, 2015

The Two-Year Rule and Due Process: ACCJC's Credibility and an Examination of Evidence. Karen Saginor. May 29, 2014

"CCSF support gains momentum, but accreditation deadline remains unclear." Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. May 21, 2014

"CCSF accrediting group can extend deadline, feds tell Pelosi." Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 20, 2014

"A hidebound review panel is punsihing City College" Staff editorial. SFGate. May 16, 2014

"Accreditors firm on deadline for closing City College of S.F."
Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 15, 2014

"CCSF supporters press for extension to fix problems" Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 15, 2014

"The Fight to Save San Francisco’s Public College." Justine Drennan. The Nation  May 15, 2014

"City College of S.F. could get more time to shape up" Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 14, 2014

"Errors Seen in Commissioners' opinion piece on CCSF funding." Nanette Asimov. SFGate. April 22, 2014

"CCSF Legal Battle Heats Up" Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. April 16, 2014

"The Way Forward." Sherrill Amador, Frank Gornick, and Steve Kinsella. SFGate. April 12, 2014  and on ACCJC website

"Give City College More Time to Meet Accreditaiton Requirements." Ed Lee and Brice Harris. SFGate. March 26, 2014

 

Correspondence

Board of Governors letter to ACCJC. Manuel Baca. May 20, 2014

Department of Education letter to Leader Pelosi. Lynn B. Mahaffie. May 19, 2014.

Leader Pelosi letter to Department of Education requesting clarification. Nancy Pelosi. May 9, 2014

Letter thanking CEOCCC. Karen Saginor. May 7, 2014

CEOCCC letter. Helen Benjamin. April 25, 2014

Letter concerning candadicy. Arthur Q. Tyler. April 14, 2014