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RICHMOND – The State Board for Community Colleges will convene its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 17, 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, Jan. 16, 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 meets at 3 p.m. and the Audit Committee meets at 4 p.m.

The Personnel Committee will meet at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the James Monroe Building in Richmond. A second public location has been established so that this committee meeting can be conducted electronically. That location is: The Breakers Hotel, One South County Road, Palm Beach, Florida. For information on connecting to this committee meeting, please call 804-819-4902.

Agenda items for the regular business meeting on Jan. 17 include:

Academic, Student Affairs & Workforce – The State Board will consider approval of revised Achieve 2015 goals and will consider a new associate of applied science degree in health information management at Mountain Empire Community College as well as a new associate of applied science degree in culinary arts at Piedmont Virginia Community College. The board will also receive a progress report on workforce development activities and an update on nursing transfer agreements, among other reports.

Facilities – The State Board will consider plans for student center renovations at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg and a master plan update for Lord Fairfax Community College at the Fauquier Campus. The board will also receive updates on capital outlay projects at the colleges.

Budget and Finance – The State Board will receive an update on the Governor’s budget recommendations.

Personnel – The State Board will consider policy language on faculty development and evaluation; revised Achieve 2015 goals; and workplace safety.

Chancellor’s Report – Chancellor Glenn DuBois will provide updates on the VCCS Reengineering Task Force and enrollment from Fall 2012, as well as report on 2013 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards.


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

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