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Chancellor's Statewide Syllabus with logo

 Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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

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.

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.

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.


July 26-28


System Office (Richmond)


Aug. 11


Online (link at left)


 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)


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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