The $17K Baccalaureate

Finding ways to lower the cost of education for Virginia community college students is an urgent goal of the VCCS, including the challenge of offering a “$20, 0000 bachelor’s” to Virginia students. A new partnership between the VCCS and Western Governors University accomplishes this, for $3000 less.  This new agreement offers community college students a faster pathway to a Nursing […]

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Retreat To the Future

On Tuesday and Wednesday August 7-8, from noon to noon, the VCCS held its Chancellor’s Retreat. This annual event brings together the 23 presidents of the Virginia Community College System, members of the State Board of Higher Education, Virginia legislators, higher education administrators, and others to reflect on our collective work, plan for the future, and kick off the  beginning […]

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