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Council re-elects Minor and Fralin, welcomes new members
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia re-elected G. Gilmer Minor III as chair and W. Heywood Fralin as vice chair at its regular meeting July 19. In addition, two new members appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the council for four-year terms to replace Gilbert Bland and Gary Nakamoto, whose terms ended.
Council to act on workforce-credential grants, cybersecurity scholarships; welcomes two new members
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will discuss and vote on regulations for the nation’s first pay-for-performance grants for noncredit workforce training at its July 19 meeting.
Statewide Summit Seeks to Broaden Higher Education Access, Success and Completion
As we watch Virginia’s high -school students graduate, we know those diplomas alone can no longer guarantee a good job. Opportunity for success in America – opportunity to succeed in life and work – increasingly depends on postsecondary education.
SCHEV affirms Mason Law Name, honors Council Member Bland
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia today affirmed the renaming of George Mason University’s law school to honor the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. ...Council members unanimously approved a resolution thanking Gilbert T. Bland of Virginia Beach for his service on the board.
McAuliffe announces members of education oversight panels
Augusta Free Press - July 06, 2016
Virginia House of Delegates Henry Light of Norfolk, Member, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Shelley Lingamfelter of Woodbridge,
The states that spend more money on prisoners than college students
Washington Post - July 08, 2016
Since 1990, state and local spending on prisons and jails has risen more than three times faster than spending on schools, according to a new Department of Education report released Thursday.
Dragas alleges $2.3 billion ‘slush fund’ at UVa
The Daily Progress - July 07, 2016
..billion slush fund at UVa Former Rector Helen E. Dragas is accusing the University of Virginia of hiding nearly $2.3 billion in surplus money in...
Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students, and Tuition
The New York Times - July 08, 2016
... The discontent in California, which is also developing in other states, reflects a broader, fundamental breakdown in the traditional operation of the public university. And it highlights troubling questions about affordability and access ...
Do We Agree That College Should Be Affordable?
Blog U - Inside Higher Ed - July 07, 2016
...2016, at California s minimum wage of $10/hr (a generous increase over the federal minimum of $7.25/hr), paying the tuition and fees for Cal-Berkeley...,
The Myth of the English Major Barista
Inside Higher Ed - July 06, 2016
...is a professor of English and senior associate dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University. Robert Matz
College admissions favor the rich. Let’s turn it around before taxpayer-funded tuition relief becomes another handout for the wealthy
The Hechinger Report - July 05, 2016
...large, become another a handout for the wealthy. Even our Pell Grant system designed originally to provide tuition support for the poorest families...
Helping High Schoolers Connect Degrees to Dollars
Pew Charitable Trusts - July 08, 2016
When Luke Greiner quizzes high school students about Minnesota’s labor market, there’s one question that always stumps them: What college major — and type of degree — leads to the highest salary two years after graduation? The correct answer: a specialized plumbing and water supply program.
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General Professional Advisory Committee (GPAC)
Location: SCHEV Main Conf. Rm | Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Staff Contact: L. Rung
Instructional Programs Advisory Committee (IPAC)
Location: SCHEV Main Conf. Rm | Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Staff Contact: DeFilippo
Finance Advisory Committee (FAC)
Location: SCHEV Main Conf. Rm | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon | Staff Contact: Hix
Council Committee Meetings
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University | Time: Approx. 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Staff Contact: L. Rung
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University | Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Staff Contact: L. Rung
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