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State Board September 2013 Business Meeting – 9.13.13


State Board for Community Colleges September 2013 Business Meeting 

RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, 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, Sept. 18, 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. Agenda items for the regular business meeting on July 17 include:

Academic, Student Affairs & Workforce – The State Board will consider adoption of the VCCS Six-Year Plan. Updates will also be received on high school career coaches; on a certificate in practical nursing at Paul D. Camp Community College; on the Workforce Enterprise System; and on an early alert system, among other reports.

Facilities – The State Board will consider approval of a master plan update for Germanna Community College’s Fredericksburg Campus and of schematic plans for the Workforce Development Center at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus. A timber sale at Patrick Henry Community College will also be considered.  Information updates on a Stafford Center Feasibility Study and overall capital outlay project reports will also be received.

Budget and Finance – The State Board will consider approval of the VCCS Six-Year Financial Plan, as well as consider approval of 2014-16 budget requests to the Governor.

Personnel Committee – The State Board will consider modifications to several policies including categories of employment and provisions for academic rank, faculty qualifications, and presidential salaries, among others. A policy on degree equivalency will also be considered.

Chancellor’s Report – Chancellor Glenn DuBois will introduce two new presidents who took office this summer – Dr. Bruce Scism, Danville Community College and Dr. Edward “Ted” Raspiller, John Tyler Community College. DuBois will also update the board on a 2013 Strategic Planning Listening Tour that will begin at Tidewater Community College on Sept. 20. Three new State Board members join the board, including Darren Conner of Callands; James Cuthbertson of Glen Allen; and Benita Thompson-Byas of Potomac Falls. An orientation for new board members will be held at 1 p.m.

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