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Lee Lambert announced as Foothill-De Anza's next chancellor

Original post made on May 25, 2023

Lambert will replace Judy Miner, who has led the district for eight years and plans to retire on Sept. 5. The plan is for Lambert -- who is currently the chancellor of Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona -- to start Aug. 1.

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on May 26, 2023 at 4:17 pm

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The PA Daily Post started their coverage with 'he was controversial in how much he spent on foreign travel'. The FHDA Board my proactively quash that type of controversy here - Please Just include a Dollar-Limited travel budget in his contract! (not yet signed by Board)

It was nice how the Board held an Open Process hire for the finalists. This allowed the free press - to do some dig down on the finalist candidates. Very Good Open Governance Job!

This education administrator seems a good pick and very well qualified for this 2 campus (high rated) community college system.

Posted by PCC Dissdent
a resident of another community
on May 27, 2023 at 11:40 am

PCC Dissdent is a registered user.

I regret to point out to Mr. Nelson that such a stipulation in Lee Lambert's contract will not work very well. Chancellor Lambert just loves to spend taxpayer money. Under his leadership, Pima Community College in 2017 spent about $2.5 million buying three derelict motels with the aim of converting them to office space. That PCC's enrollment has dropped in half over the last twenty years and already has a surplus of office space. That didn't seem to affect the decision. The plan was to spend an additional $10 million to renovate the to fit PCC's imaginary needs. The renovation bill is now up to $35 million, so PCC is holding public meetings about what to do about this mess. It seems the current idea is to tear down these historic motels to turn them into parking lots--at a time when PCC's 6 campuses are virtual ghost towns and the parking lots are empty. You may find these details by googling "Arizona Luminaria" which is an online newspaper.

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