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State Board for Community Colleges November 2013 Business Meeting – 11.15.13



State Board for Community Colleges November 2013 Business Meeting

RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21, 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, Nov. 20, 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 Audit Committee meet at 3 p.m.; and the Personnel Committee meets at 3:45 p.m. An orientation session for new members will begin at 1 p.m. on Nov. 21. Agenda items for the regular business meeting on Nov. 21 include:

Academic, Student Affairs & Workforce – The State Board will consider program approvals for Central Virginia Community College to offer a new Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Electronics Technology-Computer Networking and also a new Associate of Applied Science in Nuclear Technology. The board will hear reports on system-wide transfer agreements, a new mobile app for the Virginia Education Wizard, and the success of veterans in community colleges, among other reports.

Facilities – The State Board will consider approval of plans for a parking garage at John Tyler Community College and a new entrance road and sign at New River Community College, among other facilities projects. A report will be received on a feasibility study for a Varina Center for J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Budget and Finance – The State Board will receive updates on the state budget development process, on achieving administrative efficiencies, and will receive the financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Personnel Committee – The State Board will consider revisions to adjunct faculty contracts and to policies on 12-month administrative and professional faculty. A report on the Chancellor’s Task Force on Diversity will also be received.

Chancellor’s Report – Chancellor Glenn DuBois will introduce Mitzi S. Reynolds, new executive director of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education, and will present a request for approval of President Emeritus. An educational presentation, “Focus on Teaching Excellence,” will be presented by Dr. Patti Lisk of Germanna Community College and Professor Callan Bentley of Northern Virginia Community College.


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 405,000 students each year. For more information, please visit