Yesterday, our bargaining team met with Administration for a “pre-negotiations” meeting about rebuilding enrollment at City College. While Administration has said that enrollment is not within the “scope” of bargaining, we started off our presentation with an explanation of how enrollment is the central bargaining issue. With our stability funding ending in 2.5 years, Administration needs to work with faculty to immediately find ways to boost enrollment. The alternative — a dramatically reduced college — is not an option. CCSF Administration cannot cut its way out of these problems – nor can it continue to force draconian cuts on faculty. The solution is to grow our enrollment.
Members of the AFT 2121 bargaining team outlined proposals for growing our enrollment, including reducing minimum class size to 15, greatly reducing class cancellation, and putting resources into grassroots enrollment outreach. Read more ›