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SCHEV is required by the Code of Virginia to conduct educational programs for all recently-appointed members of the governing boards of Virginia's state-supported colleges and universities. Legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2013 mandates that all new appointees attend a SCHEV orientation session within their first two years of service. To this end, the agency hosts an event annually for new members of the 14 Boards of Visitors and the State Board for Community Colleges to help them better understand, exercise, and fulfill their important governing responsibilities.

2018 Boards of Visitors Orientation Details

Date: October 23-24, 2018
Location: Virginia Museum of History and Culture (formerly Virginia Historical Society), 428 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA
Parking: Parking is free. If lot is full, street parking is available or you may park in the VMFA garage. Please tell the parking attendant that you are attending the SCHEV Boards of Visitors orientation.

2018 Planning Committee Members

Makola Abdullah, Virginia State University
Ken Ampy, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Peter Blake, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Fran Bradford, Deputy Secretary of Education
Carlos Del Toro, Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments
Jodi Fisler, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Charlie King, James Madison University
Mark Lawrence, Carilion Clinic
Atif Qarni, Secretary of Education
Kelly Thomasson, Secretary of the Commonwealth
Katie Webb, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Al Wilson, Office of the Attorney General


2018 Board of Visitors Materials

Welcome Letter From Council Chair
October 23-24 Agendas
Registered Attendees (rev 10-23)
Bios of Panelist and Speakers
DRAFT BOV Orientation Minutes


Speaker Presentations

Financial Considerations and Issues
The Public-Purposes of Public Higher Education: What are the Roles of Boards?
Virginia Budget Process
2018-19 University of Virginia Operating Budget


Other Relevant Materials

The Virginia Plan for Higher Education (Strategic Plan)

Population Growth in Va
Population Projections for Va
Young Adult Migration in Va
First-generation Students in Va
Job Polarization in Va
Employment Growth Rates by Geography
SCHEV Acronyms


AGB Materials

AGB Fiduciary Duties (Excerpt)
AGB Consequential Boards Executive Summary
AGB Brief - Sunshine Laws
Freedom of Speech on Campus

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