The City Colleges board approved a $443 million 2018 budget that holds the line on both property taxes and student tuition.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed Walter E. Massey, chancellor of the School of the Art Institute, to serve as the City Colleges board chairman.
Salgado replaces Cheryl Hyman, who announced last June that her tumultuous six-year tenure would end after a one-year transition.
City Colleges faculty want a freeze on program closures and consolidations and a “meaningful role” in the appointment of a new chancellor.
City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman announced Tuesday that she’s calling it quits after a one-year transition.
Eight months after the state budget impasse halted construction, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is restarting work on a $45 million project meant to create jobs.