Troubled City College of San Francisco to name new leader

Thursday, October 17, 2013

An educator who held posts at community colleges in Sacramento and Los Angeles has been named to lead City College of San Francisco, the troubled institution fighting to remain open after being sanctioned for financial and administrative problems.

Arthur Q. Tyler will take over the San Francisco campus on Nov. 1, confirmed a source with knowledge of the appointment who did not want to be quoted for attribution. The San Francisco Chronicle had earlier reported Tyler as the choice.

Systemwide community colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris and Robert Agrella, a special trustee appointed in July to oversee City College, are scheduled to make an official announcement Wednesday.

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