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ERIC Number: ED014292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep-28
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM OF COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA AS AUTHORIZED BY THE 1966 GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
SYDNOR, EUGENE B., JR.; AND OTHERS
UNDER THE GENERAL DIRECTION AND CONTROL OF A STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES, THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN VIRGINIA ARE COMPREHENSIVE INSTITUTIONS OFFERING POST-HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS OF NOT MORE THAN TWO YEARS, TO INCLUDE OCCUPATIONAL AND TECHNICAL FIELDS, LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL EDUCATION, ADULT EDUCATION, PRECOLLEGE OR PRETECHNICAL PROGRAMS, AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS. ADMISSION IS OPEN TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES AND TO NONGRADUATES WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE. CRITERIA FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW COLLEGES ARE (1) EVIDENCE OF NEED AS SHOWN BY A SURVEY, (2) EVIDENCE OF INTEREST ON THE PART OF EMPLOYERS, AND (3) EVIDENCE OF STUDENT INTEREST TO ASSURE A FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT OF AT LEAST 500 STUDENTS WITHIN FOUR YEARS. FOR EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE, A LOCAL BOARD SERVES IN A LIAISON AND ADVISORY CAPACITY TO THE STATE BOARD. A STATE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES, HEADED BY A DIRECTOR, IS THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF THE SYSTEM. THE STATE BOARD PROVIDES ALL FUNDS FOR BASIC OPERATING EXPENSES, WHICH MAY BE SUPPLEMENTED BY LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS AND STUDENT FEES AND/OR TUITION. THE DOCUMENT OUTLINES RELATIONSHIPS AMONG AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS AT STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Virginia State Board for Community Colleges, Richmond.
Identifiers: VIRGINIA