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Community, students strengthen pressure on embattled board

Community, students strengthen pressure on embattled board

 By ANDREW PAXTON Civic leaders have met with Pima Community College students to discuss ways to increase pressure on the four governing board members facing calls for resignation. The meeting, organized by PCC student leader Joseph McGrath and Tucson business owner Cort Chalfant, brought concerned students and members of the community together at West Campus […]

Students seek governing board seat

Students seek governing board seat

By ANDREW PAXTON Saying they are not being heard by college leaders, representatives from Pima Community College student groups and clubs met with governing board member Sylvia Lee to propose adding a student to the board. Members of student government, Phi Theta Kappa, Pima Pride and other groups from all six PCC campuses met with […]

Faculty, community call for resignations

Faculty, community call for resignations

By ANDREW PAXTON The faculty and staff of Pima Community College have lost confidence in the governing board that is responsible for running the college, according to resolutions passed by representatives of each group. The Faculty Senate, in a 51-1 vote with two abstentions, approved a resolution stating the instructors have lost faith in a […]

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1980s see new-age witch hunt

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1980s see new-age witch hunt

By SIERRA J. RUSSELL In the spring of 1989, a Pima Community College governing board member was accused of being a witch. Board member Karleen Kaltenmark denied the accusation, made by Marco Basurto, who had formerly worked as an assistant producer and cameraman on a KGUN-9 television show, “Night Visions.” Basurto based his accusation on […]