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Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
In June of 1993, the Cambria County Commissioners voted to sponsor the Cambria County Area Community College. In September of 1993, the school was officially approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Education. In October of 1993, plans began for the school to open under a 15 member Board of Trustees. On September 5, 1994 Cambria County Area Community College held its first classes with the recently appointed Dr. John O. Hunter as the school's first president. In 1999, Dr. Hunter retired to be replaced by Dr. Kathleen V. Davis. In 2002, Dr. Davis was replaced by Dr. John Kingsmore as interem president. In June of 2002, the college was accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. On July 8, 2002, Dr. Anna D. Weitz became the school's 3rd president. On July 1, 2004, the Cambria County Area Community College officially changed its name to the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.
- Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Website
- The Highlands Region Official Website
- Pennsylvania Commission For Community Colleges
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