Panola College is bound by requirements and guidelines of the Freedom of Information Act, the Texas Open Records Act, the Privacy Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and other federal and state statutes in providing public and media access to official college documents and records. In general, college employees are not authorized to mail or hand out written information and documents to a reporter. All requests for documents must be made through the compliance office, the Director of Human Resources, by letter, form or fax. Freedom of Information or Open Records requests should be directed to ext. 2021.