The abundance of committees within the Academic Senate, including a “Breakfast Committee” and a “Committee on Committees,” has caused frustration for some members due to the limited amount of time set aside for each committee…

With the Academic Senate elections coming up, the executive board will have some company on the ballot when its members seek reelection on March 19 after running virtually unopposed last year. (more…)

The accreditation visit team from the state arrived on Monday to start its evaluation of the school and to write an “exit report” disclosing what observations were made about PCC during its four day visit.…

With faculty and senate officials agreeing to hire 35 new full-time faculty for the college by September, the long process to attaining that number has begun. A Faculty Hiring Priorities Committee is formed by the…

Faculty and administration leaders have agreed to hire 35 full-time faculty members by September 2015, resolving a dispute between the two groups about the school’s personnel needs. (more…)

Academic Senate President Eduardo Cairo ended a two-week dispute over the fate of $2.9 million in funding for student counseling services and signed a document to secure the money after the administration agreed to add…

The question of how many full-time instructors should be hired resurfaced at Monday's Academic Senate meeting, drawing an exasperated apology from administrative leadership and exposing divisions within the faculty group. (more…)