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State Board Agenda for May 2013 Business Meeting – 5.10.13

State Board for Community Colleges May Business Meeting

RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, May 16 2013 at 9 a.m. in the Godwin-Hamel Board Room on the 15th floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond.

State Board Committees will meet on Wednesday, May 15, also in the James Monroe Building. The Academic, Student Affairs and Workforce Development Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee meet at 1:30 p.m.; the Facilities Committee and the Personal Committee meet at 3 p.m.; and the Audit Committee meets at 3:45 p.m. An executive committee meeting will take place at the conclusion of the other committee meetings. Agenda items for the regular business meeting on May 16 include:

Academic, Student Affairs & Workforce – The State Board will consider approval of a new associate of applied science degree in mechatronics systems engineering technology for Virginia Western Community College. The board will also consider revisions to policies on public service fees and on educational records, as well as adopt the six year academic-financial plan. Reports will be provided on developmental education redesign; on open education resource adoption and on federal Trade Act Assistance grants.

Facilities – The State Board will consider approval of the 2014-2020 Six-Year Capital Outlay Plan and will also consider policy manual changes on land acquisition to be consistent with state law. Schematic designs will be considered for the Houff Student Center additions at Blue Ridge; renovation of the student center at Central Virginia; and Phase III for the Midlothian Campus of John Tyler. Master plan updates will be considered for the Fauquier Campus of Lord Fairfax and for the Portsmouth Campus of Tidewater Community College, among other projects.

Budget and Finance – The State Board will consider tuition and fee policy recommendations for 2013-14.

Personnel Committee – The State Board will consider policies in support of faculty evaluation and will consider salary scales for 2013-14. An update on provisions of the Affordable Care Act will also be provided.

A new chair and vice chair for the State Board for 2013-14 will also be elected.


About Virginia’s Community Colleges: Created more than 40 years ago, the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is comprised of 23 community colleges located on 40 campuses across the commonwealth. Together, Virginia’s Community Colleges serve more than 400,000 students each year. For more information, please visit