|HB1976 Higher Education, Virginia Commission on; board appointments. (Toscano)|
Summary as Introduced:
|Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments. Clarifies that the Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments is required to evaluate potential appointees to higher education governing boards and to make recommendations to the Governor. Currently, these actions are considered powers and duties of the Commission and the Commission only makes recommendations upon the request of the Governor. The bill also requires the Commission to consider each list of qualified persons submitted to the Governor by the alumni association of any public institution of higher education.|
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|Committee/Subcommitte: ---HED Higher Education|
|Full Text of Bill:|
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 2.2-2521 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
§ 2.2-2521. Powers and duties of the Commission.
The Commission shall
1. Develop and implement a process for evaluating potential appointees to higher education governing boards, based on substantive qualifications, including merit and experience.
2. Consider each list of qualified persons submitted to the Governor by the alumni association of any public institution of higher education.