Okay, So Who Got the Short Straw? Pima Community College Selects New Interim Chancellor

220px-Clover_symbol.svgFrom the Arizona Daily Star (4/3/13):

Employees at Pima Community College looked on with mixed feelings Tuesday as the school’s embattled Governing Board voted to hire its second interim leader.

Zelema Harris, who retired in 2011 as chancellor of St. Louis Community College, will start work at the Tucson school April 15 as interim chancellor.

Watching from the audience during Tuesday’s unanimous vote were leaders of PCC’s two largest employee groups. Both groups recently passed formal resolutions seeking resignations of Even and the board’s other long-serving members: Scott Stewart, Marty Cortez and David Longoria.

(Read the entire article.)

One can only hope that this is a step in the right direction. Then again, with past performance being the best indicator of future behavior, it leaves one with bated breath and fingers crossed . . . especially as the four Governing Board members who served during former chancellor Roy Flores’ tenure are resisting calls to resign.

Want to get caught up on what’s going on at Pima Community College? Check out our handy PCC timeline and archive of documents and videos.

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