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Chancellor’s Statewide Syllabus with logo

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Initiative Updates

Declining enrollment numbers is the focus of a new Chancellor’s Taskforce, as well as the attention of the lifelong educator who is taking the gavel as the new State Board for Community Colleges chair.

Chancellor’s Taskforce Aims to Reverse Enrollment Declines

New State Board Chair Focused on Increasing Community College Enrollments

Did You Know?

The State Board welcomed three new members effective July 1, 2017.

The State Board for Community Colleges is the governing body of the Virginia Community College System. Appointed by the Governor to serve up to two four-year terms, the board’s 15 members meet six times a year to set policy for all of Virginia’s Community Colleges. Click HERE  to learn more about the newest members.

State Board Meeting Recap

Strategic plans, faculty workload policies, and awarding the workforce leaders for bringing consistency to training program prices – the State Board for Community Colleges worked through a busy agenda at their regular July meeting.

College Round Up

Patrick Henry Community College stakes a claim to being Virginia’s mechatronics leader… Northern Virginia Community College becomes the inaugural academic partner of the esteemed Northern Virginia Technology Council… Paul D. Camp and Patrick Henry Community Colleges are working with some partners to STEM the lack of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Classified Staff Leadership Academy
July 26-28
System Office (Richmond)

Call for Proposals:
Hire Ed Conference
Aug. 11
Online (link at left)

Faculty & Administrators Leadership Academy
Sep. 19-22
System Office (Richmond)

2017 Workforce Professionals Academy
Sep. 19-21
Hampton Roads Convention Center

State Board Meeting
Sep. 21
System Office (Richmond)

VCCA Conference
Sep. 27-29
Wyndham Crossings (Richmond)

Workforce Development Services Advisory Council
Oct. 5-6
System Office (Richmond)

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)
Oct. 10-11
Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

Chancellor’s Retreat
Oct. 11-12
Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

Communications, Visual & Performing Arts Peer Group Conference
Oct. 19-20

HR Service Awards Luncheon
Oct. 23
Independence Golf Clubhouse (Midlothian)

Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC)
Nov. 2-3
System Office (Richmond)

Student Leadership Conference
Nov. 10-12
Founder’s Inn (Virginia Beach)

State Board Meeting
Nov. 16
System Office (Richmond)

Hire Ed Conference
Dec. 6-8

Homestead (Hot Springs)

Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP)
Dec. 7
Homestead (Hot Springs)

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