Chicago City Colleges resist ‘reinvention’

Once a high school dropout from the projects, Cheryl Hyman started her path to a business career in the Chicago City College system. Now chancellor, she’s trying to “reinvent” the 100-year-old system, which graduates only 7 percent of degree-seeking students. But faculty are resisting, fearing “corporatization” and citing her lack of academic experience.

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