The Resource Records of the State Board for Community Colleges

Records of the State Board for Community Colleges

Label
Records of the State Board for Community Colleges, 1957-2002
Title
Records of the State Board for Community Colleges
Inclusive dates
1957-2002
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Records of the State Board for Community Colleges contain correspondence of Board members between 1957 and 2000. In addition, there are minutes of the Advisory Council of Presidents from 1966 to 1995, the Chancellor's Faculty Advisory Committee from 1992 to 1996, and various committees including the Facilities Committee, Personnel Committee, Academic & Student Affairs Committee, Budget & Finance Committee, Executive Committee, Audit Committee, and the Building & Site Committee. Lastly, there is attendence data, board profiles, liaison assignments, and other sundry items documenting the State Board for Comunity Colleges
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Community College System. (Search Virginia Community College System as author).
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Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • The Virginia Community College System was established in 1966 by an enabling act of the Virginia General Assembly. The System includes the State Board for Community Colleges, the Virginia Department of Community Colleges, and 23 community colleges located throughout the Commonwealth. The System was founded for the purpose of broadening the base of higher education in Virginia and providing a much wider variety of post-high school education and technical training opportunities than previously had been available. The governing arm of the System is the State Board for Community Colleges which follows higher education policy guidelines established by the State Council of Higher Education. The operating and administrative arm is headed by the Chancellor who is selected by the State Board and who is empowered to administer the policies, procedures, and regulations of the State Board. Existing two-year branches of state-supported four-year universities were transferred into the Community College System in accordance with the Virginia General Assembly act, along with the post-high school programs of area vocational-technical schools formerly operated under the State Department of Technical Education, forerunner of the present system. The System is under the Governor's Secretary of Education, and it operates under guidelines set out in the Federal Vocational Act of 1963 and the Higher Education Facilities Act.
  • The State Board is responsible for: preparation and administration of a plan with standards for establishment, development and implementation of a comprehensive Community College System; control and expenditure of funds appropriated for use in the System; acceptance of grants and contributions with the Governor's approval; conference of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates; establishment of policies for creation of a local community college board for each institution; and adherence to policies of the State Council of Higher Education for the coordination of higher education.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Records of the State Board for Community Colleges
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Community College Systems record group (RG# 28)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
14
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Records of the State Board for Community Colleges, 1957-2002.
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001575788
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (14 boxes)

Library Locations

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