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Chronology of Activities

View the Correspondence page for additional messages sent to College groups. 

     View earlier events:  April-June 2013  | July 2013-July 2014

February 4, 2015:  The College submits a Response to the Institutional Actions Council Hearing Report.

January 26, 2015:  Chancellor Lambert announces that the College has received a report concerning the HLC Institutional Action Council's decision.  The Council concurs with the HLC site-evaluation team's recommendation that the probation sanction be lifted.

January 8-9, 2015:  The College submits an Institutional Response to the Site Visit to the HLC on Jan. 8.  On January 9, Chancellor Lambert sends an accreditation update to employees.  Chancellor Lambert and a team of administrators are scheduled to represent Pima when the Institutional Actions Council Hearing Committee of the Higher Learning Commission meets January 13 in Chicago. 

December 9, 2014:  In an end-of-semester message to students and employees, Chancellor Lambert provides background on the probation review process and information on the path forward.

November 24, 2014:  Provost Holmes sends an email to PCC students titled HLC Draft Report and Spring registration.

November 21, 2014: Chancellor Lambert sends an email to PCC employees concerning receipt of the draft HLC report.

October 16, 2014:  Chancellor Lambert and Provost Holmes presented an update to HLC Committee members on our progress and path forward. [Video | Transcript]

September 29, 2014:  To further strengthen Pima's compliance with HLC Criteria and Assumed Practices, several Fast Action Teams began work in September 2014 to review processes and procedures in several specific areas.

September 18, 2014:  Chancellor Lambert sends an email to PCC employees following the HLC site evaluation visit.

September 15-17, 2014:  The HLC peer-reviewers visit PCC and conduct a site visit.  They conducted meetings with employees, students and community members concerning our compliance with HLC standards. Learn more about the site visit.

September 12, 2014:  In a message to students distributed by email and by a MyPima Campus-wide announcement, Provost Erica Holmes invites student to attend student open forums and provides a forum schedule.

September 10, 2014: Chancellor Lambert meets with community leaders and PCC employees to preview the upcoming HLC site visit. [Video | Transcript | Program]

September 2, 2014:  In a message to students, Provost Erica Holmes provides an update on to students on the upcoming site visit.  In the message, Dr. Holmes encourages students to view a video with information regarding the visit and impact of probation on financial aid, transfer of credits and other topics.

August 22, 2014:  Presentations related to the Pima's self-study and upcoming site visit were featured at Pima's annual employee in-service day, All College Day.  A Summary of PCC's HLC Work was distributed to all attendees.  

The HLC Project Management Team gave two presentations: 
   PCC - Before and After  [Video | Transcript | Powerpoint] and
   HLC Site Visit Preparation  [Video | Transcript | Powerpoint]

August 12, 2014: The PCC Foundation sent invitations to community members to attend a Sept. 10 preview of PCC’s report to the Higher Learning Commission, presented by Chancellor Lee D. Lambert.