State Board for Community Colleges March Business Meeting – 3.18.13
State Board for Community Colleges March Business Meeting
RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9 a.m. in Room 158 of the Donald Bisdorf Building at Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Campus, 3001 Beauregard Street, Alexandria, Virginia.
State Board Committees will meet on Wednesday, March 20, also at the Alexandria Campus. 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 Audit Committee meet at 3 p.m. and the Personnel Committee meets at 3:30 p.m. An Executive Committee is planned at the conclusion of the other committee meetings. Agenda items for the regular business meeting on March 21 include:
Academic, Student Affairs & Workforce – The State Board will receive the Annual Report of Student Success for 2012-13 as well as updates to the Virginia Education Wizard, reports on Veteran Focused Partnerships and Industry Credentials Offered by Virginia’s Community Colleges, among others. The State Board will consider approval of discontinuing a program in computer electronics at Mountain Empire and will approve the award of 2013 honorary degrees.
Facilities – The State Board will consider plans for a pedestrian/bicycle trail at Central Virginia Community College, a timber sale at Patrick Henry Community College, and will review schematic designs for a joint-use library pedestrian connector at Tidewater Community College’s Virginia Beach Campus. The board will also receive status reports on capital outlay and college construction projects.
Budget and Finance – The State Board will consider revisions to the Policy Manual regarding local community college funds. The board will also receive an update on legislative actions of the General Assembly and begin preliminary discussions of tuition and fees for 2013-14, which will be set in May.
Personnel – The State Board will consider changes to the Policy Manual to make it consistent with recently approved regulations on workplace safety.
Chancellor’s Report – Chancellor Glenn DuBois will introduce the 2013 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awardee, NVCC’s Professor of English Robert Bausch. Chancellor DuBois will also provide updates on the Reengineering Taskforce and the Chancellor’s Goals, and report that the Developmental Mathematics Redesign project was a finalist for the national Bellwether Award.
About Virginia’s Community Colleges: Created more than 40 years ago, the VCCS is comprised of 23 community colleges located on 40 campuses across the commonwealth. Together, Virginia’s Community Colleges serve more than a quarter-million credit students each year. For more information, please visit myfuture.vccs.edu.