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PCC names new provost

Pima Community College named Erica C. Holmes, a Chicago community college administrator, as its new provost and executive vice chancellor for academic and student services on Tuesday.... Read more»

PCC provost stepping down to take post in Colorado

The provost of Pima Community College, on the job for a little over a year, is moving on to take a position at a Colorado school. Jerry Migler, who was appointed in August 2012, will leave Pima to become the vice president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System.... Read more»1

Pima College to shuttle students between campuses

Pima Community College will provide free transportation for its students starting in the fall, with a shuttle running between the UA and three PCC campuses twice daily.... Read more»

Pima College seeking volunteers for probation committees

After being placed on probation by the Higher Learning Commission for failing to meet accreditation requirements, Pima College is asking community members for assistance.... Read more»

Record 3,700 eligible for Pima graduation Thursday

Pima Community College will see members of the largest graduating class in the school's 44-year history accept degrees on Thursday. A total of 3,726 students are candidates for graduation, with the school set to award 5,807 degrees and certificates.... Read more»

Guest opinion

PCC interim chief: 'Not here to keep chair warm'

Saying Pima Community College is a "fundamentally strong institution," the school's interim chancellor, Zelema Harris, released a public letter Wednesday in which she said, "I am here to get the College off to a good start. I am not here to keep the Chancellor's chair warm until a permanent successor is chosen. I have a job to do and I fully intend to do it."... Read more»2

Guest opinion

PCC Senate pres: Board should resign over missed opportunities

How did we get to this point? As you are all aware the College has been stumbling through a series of public controversies over the past year and a half. We are dealing with the fallout of what occurred during the Dr. Flores administration and the board's response or rather, lack of response, to those controversies. What had been internal and private is now front page news and very public.... Read more»2

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PCC faculty call for Board to resign; Chancellor searches continue

Embattled PCC is looking for two chief executives at the same time: a (very) interim head to replace interim Chancellor Suzanne Miles, and a permanent leader, whom PCC officials hope to have in place by July 1. Meanwhile, the Faculty Senate is poised for a no-confidence vote in the college's Governing Board.... Read more»3

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PCC's Miles: 'Openly admit we erred' in admission change

Pima Community College officials signaled Monday that they are likely to reverse course on tightened admission standards in the wake of a accrediting body's report into administrative lapses at the school. "We're going to openly admit that we erred" in not clearing new enrollment standards for most courses with the Higher Learning Commission, PCC chief Suzanne Miles said.... Read more»2

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Miles: Step back on Pima admissions standards

In the wake of a critical report from an accrediting body, Pima College leaders recommended Friday that tightened admission standards be suspended for the next year. Pima's interim chancellor, Suzanne Miles, sent a letter to the PCC Governing Board that said the college should reverse a move that ended open enrollment for most classes.... Read more»1