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Statement of Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, On the Offering of Fall 2021 Community College Courses

April 12, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu Richmond) – Glenn Dubois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, made the following statement […]

Virginia’s Community Colleges Announce Leadership Changes Affecting New Strategic Plan and Danville and Camp Community Colleges

April 2, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu   (RICHMOND) – Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced several leadership changes […]

Apple Federal Credit Union donation will help Virginia community college students impacted by coronavirus pandemic

                                                           February […]

CCWC Announces First Executive Director

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Public Relations jkraus@vccs.edu (804) 592-6767   RICHMOND — The new Community College Workforce Cooperative (CCWC), in selecting its inaugural executive director, is […]

Workforce training graduates at Virginia’s Community Colleges report higher wages, better work-life balance

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeffrey Kraus Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications (804) 592-6767 jkraus@vccs.edu   RICHMOND, VA (Jan. 21, 2021) – Graduates of FastForward workforce training programs at Virginia’s Community Colleges […]

New Community College Collaboration Aims to Boost Hampton Roads Business and Industry Priorities, and Address Regional Skill Gaps

December 14, 2020                                                        […]

COVID-19 UPDATES

Important note: Event organizers are doing their best to comply with evolving restrictions during the covid-19 emergency. So, please understand that scheduling information here is tentative.

We will update as we have more information. If you have urgent questions that must be answered, please reach out directly to event organizers.

Events

wdt_ID Event Date Location
1 Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) Apr. 1, 2021 Zoom
2 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Apr. 21, 2021 Zoom
3 Pi Theta Kappa Via Zoom Apr. 21, 2021 Zoom
4 VCCS Technology Council May 17-18, 2021 Zoom
5 VCCS State Board Meeting May 19-20, 2021 TBD
6 Advisory Council of Presidents (ACOP) Jun. 16, 2021 Zoom
7 VCCS State Board Meeting July 21-22, 2021 TBD
8 Chancellor’s Retreat, ACOP, Annual Meeting of the State and Local Boards August 2-4, 2021 Hybrid: Virtual and at Hotel Roanoke
9 VCCS Technology Council September 15-16, 2021 TBD
10 VCCS State Board Meeting Sept. 22-23, 2021 TBD
Event Date Location

Fact Sheet (Fiscal Year 2019-2020)

Download the VCCS Fact Sheet

Founded1966
Mission Statement“We give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened.”
Colleges:23
Campuses:40
Leadership:Virginia State Board for Community Colleges
Glenn DuBois, Chancellor (2002-present)
Headquarters:300 Arboretum Place, Suite 200 Richmond, Virginia 23236 info@vccs.edu
Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates Earned (2019-2020):31,193
Student Population & Demographics:218,985 total degree/diploma-seeking students
  • 96,938 minority students (44%)
  • 28,783 military-related students (13%)
  • 29,096 first generation students (18%)
  • 43% Male
  • 57% female
  • Average Age: 23.95 years old (credit students)
  • 19,115 high school students received career coaching
  • 44,926 high school students earned college credit through dual enrollment
  • 55% of students took at least 1 course via distance learning technologies
Workforce Training & Community Education Students Served:37,938
Value of Scholarships Awarded (2019-2020):$10,105,149.39
Bachelor’s Degree Tuition Savings:On average $40,158 in savings by completing an associate degree first at a VCCS college and taking advantage of statewide Guaranteed Articulation Agreements.

Please contact the Office of Strategic Communications with questions about the VCCS.

Jeff Kraus
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications
(804) 819-4949
osc@vccs.edu

Mailing Address

Virginia Community College System
300 Arboretum Place, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23236

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