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PCC boss: School headed in right direction

PCC boss: School headed in right direction

Chancellor driving change in ‘abusive culture,’ seeks to upgrade staff and programs.

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PCC shuffles execs; 1 moves down, keeps pay

PCC shuffles execs; 1 moves down, keeps pay

School is trying to overcome a probation sanction.

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Maricopa chancellor to help decide PCC's fate

Maricopa chancellor to help decide PCC's fate

Rufus Glasper is being appointed to the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission.

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McCain to PCC: Make things right for veterans

McCain to PCC: Make things right for veterans

Senator wants costly record-keeping errors fixed.

June 17, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Public broadcaster faces steep UA funding cut

Tucson’s public radio and TV broadcaster is bracing for fallout from a $2 million funding cut by UA.

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PCC fills one campus leader job; other candidate backs out

Pima Community College has filled one key position, but another still is vacant after a finalist turned down a six-figure job offer from the Tucson school.

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Pima College tarnished, but still valued, survey finds

Pima College tarnished, but still valued, survey finds

Pima Community College’s reputation has been tainted by the problems that put it on probation, a new public opinion survey suggests.

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PCC hires new provost, key figure to leave

Pima Community College is hiring a new provost with no experience in that role as it heads into the home stretch of its efforts to get off probation.

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UA band leader marching off to Miami

UA band leader marching off to Miami

The beloved leader of “The Pride of Arizona” marching band is leaving town on a high note after two decades at the University of Arizona.

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UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

The University of Arizona “screwed up” when it made thousands of recent graduates wait outdoors for hours in near-100-degree heat and failed to make enough water accessible during commencement, officials now acknowledge.

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UA law school to undercut peers with deep tuition discounts

The University of Arizona’s law school is turning up the heat on its competitors as demand for traditional law degrees continues to dwindle.

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State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

Military veterans can once again enroll at Pima Community College after state officials rescinded a rare ban on such sign-ups.

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Pima College can enroll veterans again

Pima College can enroll veterans again

Arizona’s veterans department has lifted a ban on military veteran enrollments at Pima Community College.

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Citizen watchdogs will ovesee Pima College finances

After months of delay, Pima Community College has a new citizens committee to keep watch over its once-lax financial practices.

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Congrats to University of Arizona class of 2014

Congrats to University of Arizona class of 2014

The University of Arizona holds its second fireworks-studded commencement ceremony inside the school’s football stadium tonight.

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Pima College taxes, tuition to rise as enrollment falls

Plunging enrollment is expected to take a $10 million toll on Pima Community College next school year, and students and taxpayers will pay more as a result.

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PCC releases draft report of its probation fixes

Pima Community College has released a rough draft of what it plans to tell its accreditor to try to get off probation, a document that illustrates both how far the school has come and how far it still has to go to shed the sanction.

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Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Professor James Knight is a big believer in the maxim that little things mean a lot.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Recall drive fails against 2 Pima Community College board members

Recall drive fails against 2 Pima Community College board members

A recall drive against two members of the Pima Community College Governing Board has failed.

May 06, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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PCC executive leaving after report details misconduct

PCC executive leaving after report details misconduct

Pima Community College lost another campus president Thursday when one accused of hitting on female employees abruptly announced his departure.

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Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Pima Community College’s newest building has three floors, a legion of laboratory skeletons and a $12.5 million price tag.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College holds forums for exec hopefuls

Pima Community College is holding a series of candidate forums this week to help fill four key executive positions.

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UA names Oregon VP new chief of research

The University of Arizona has a new senior vice president of research, one who will earn 50 percent more than her predecessor.

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University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

The University of Arizona launched the final phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history Friday and started things off with a bang.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

UAPD eyes frat house in death investigation

University of Arizona police are trying to determine if a troubled fraternity played a role in Friday’s death of one of its members, court records indicate.

April 10, 2014 12:15 am
Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

A harbinger of spring returns to the University of Arizona campus this weekend, to the delight of some and the dismay of others.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PCC investigates claims of 'inappropriate' conduct by campus exec

A longtime executive at Pima Community College is under investigation over claims that he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” with female employees.

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Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Annual tuition hikes will be a thing of the past for students starting at the University of Arizona in the fall.

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Incoming UA freshmen will see tuition guarantee for 4 years

Incoming UA freshmen will see tuition guarantee for 4 years

Annual tuition hikes will be a thing of the past for students starting at the University of Arizona this fall.

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University of Arizona bans one-on-one contact with children

From his maximum-security prison cell in Pennsylvania, serial child molester Jerry Sandusky is casting a long shadow over Tucson.

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PCC picks new top cop from within

Pima Community College is appointing its longtime police commander to the department’s top job without a search for outside candidates.

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‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

‘Atmosphere of fear’ persists, says summary of Pima College workforce survey

Pima Community College is a workplace divided over whether the troubled school is improving, a new employee survey shows.

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UA investing $1 million over next 3 years to attract more military research money

The University of Arizona plans to spend close to $1 million over the next three years to try to attract more research money from defense and security firms and the U.S military.

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Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima Community College has been banned from enrolling military veterans for at least 60 days while it tries to correct widespread record-keeping problems that led to the sanction.

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Pima College temporarily banned from enrolling military vets

Pima College temporarily banned from enrolling military vets

Pima Community College has been banned from enrolling military veterans for at least 60 days while the school tries to correct the problems that led to the sanction.

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UA proposes tuition hike for next school year

The University of Arizona is proposing a 2 percent increase for current in-state students this fall and a 5 percent hike for nonresidents.

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PCC may face freeze on veteran enrollments

Pima Community College faces a possible freeze on enrolling military veterans after it failed to fix problems with its record-keeping systems for veterans’ aid.

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UA ends winter commencement to focus on spring fanfare

UA ends winter commencement to focus on spring fanfare

The University of Arizona is dropping its winter commencement ceremony in favor of its flashier spring event, part of a bid to create more buzz around the “UA brand.”

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College board switches meetings to 5:30 p.m.

Pima Community College is permanently changing the time of its Governing Board meetings to 5:30 p.m. after seeking feedback on the idea.

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UA cancels winter graduation ceremony

UA cancels winter graduation ceremony

The University of Arizona is canceling its winter commencement ceremony.

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Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College tuition rising $5 per credit hour, or 7.6%

Pima Community College students will pay 7.6 percent more to study there this fall, a bigger-than-average tuition hike that will help fund fixes for past mismanagement of the school.

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UA teams with Oprah's fave local spa

The University of Arizona is teaming up with a swanky local spa in an effort that could bring scores of well-heeled doctors and scientists to Tucson.

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PCC eyes above-average tuition increase

Pima Community College students could face higher-than-average tuition increases in the fall to help make up for past mismanagement of the school.

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Pima College students facing tuition hike next year

Pima College students facing tuition hike next year

Pima Community College students could face higher-than-average tuition hikes this fall to help make up for past mismanagement of the school.

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University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona's Seastone chosen as new campus police chief

University of Arizona officials say they searched the country and couldn’t find a better candidate for police chief than in their own backyard.

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UA fills new VP post with Rice University official

The University of Arizona has created a new $260,000 position and picked a senior administrator from Texas to fill it.

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New UA credit card fee sparks online petition

Paying a tuition bill with plastic is about to become more expensive at the University of Arizona, and some students aren’t taking kindly to the news.

February 25, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

UA tops ASU in fundraising

Maybe Wildcats are more generous than Sun Devils, or maybe the University of Arizona is a money magnet because of its medical schools.

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Interim VP leaves PCC after six weeks

An interim vice president at Pima Community College who got $5,000 from taxpayers to relocate to Tucson is gone after barely six weeks on the job.

February 21, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

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