Pima Community College will host four public forums next week, each featuring a finalist for the chancellor position.
One of the four candidates could replace the college’s former chancellor, Roy Flores, who stepped down citing health reasons in early 2012, before his contract expired.
The Association of Community College Trustees is handling the national search and has named these finalists:
Lee D. Lambert, president of Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, Wash.
Terrence J. Burgess, president of San Diego City College.
Greg P. Smith, president of Central Community College in Grand Island, Neb.
Elñora Tena Webb, president of Laney College in Oakland, Calif.
All forums will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Board Room of PCC’s District Office, 4905 E. Broadway.
Lambert will speak Monday, Burgess Tuesday, Smith Wednesday and Webb Thursday.
Earlier this month Pima’s accrediting agency placed the college on probation after an investigation revealed multiple problems.
Officials from the Higher Learning Commission said issues include integrity, financial management, personnel policies and lack of oversight from Pima's Governing Board.
The college will have two years to fix its problems or its accreditation could be revoked.