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Agenda Books and Minutes

Draft minutes of the Council's meetings will be posted within 10 working days after the meeting. Within three working days after the Council formally approves the minutes, the draft minutes will be replaced with the final approved minutes. If you have any questions regarding minutes from SCHEV meetings, please contact Lee Ann Rung, Director, Executive and Board Affairs, by telephone at (804) 225-2602 or by e-mail at

The Academic Affairs Committee is charged with overseeing the work of SCHEV staff on all matters of academic concern. Its activities include the statutorily authorized approval of new academic programs and instructional sites at public higher education institutions; the certification of new and out-of-state postsecondary institutions; and the implementation of state policies on a broad range of topics such as assessment, transfer, reinstatement of students called for military duty, and strategic planning. The Committee also receives updates and reports on special initiatives and grant-funded programs (GEAR UP, NCLB, College Access Challenge Grant) administered by SCHEV staff.

Members of the Academic Affairs Committee: Gene Lockhart (Chair), Carlyle Ramsey (Vice Chair), Heywood Fralin, Dan Gundersen, William Murray, and Katharine Webb.

The Resources and Planning Committee is charged with assisting the Council in developing its annual budget recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly; reporting on enrollment and degrees; and overseeing development and implementation of the Council’s strategic planning efforts. Referred to as The Virginia Plan for Higher Education, it will continue to lead the Council’s work. 

Members of the Resources and Planning Committee are: Marge Connelly (Chair), Gary Nakamoto (Vice Chair), Gil Bland, Henry Light, Pam Moran, and Minnis Ridenour.

Thank you for helping us reduce costs by printing your own copy of the agenda book prior to Council meetings.

Public Comment

  • A public comment period will be allocated on the meeting agenda (typically at the beginning of the meeting). To be scheduled, those interested in making public comment should contact Lee Ann Rung at (804) 225-2602 no later than 5:00 p.m. three (3) business days prior to the meeting date.
  • At the time of the request, the speaker's name, address and topic must be provided.
  • Each speaker will be given up to three (3) minutes to address SCHEV.
  • Speakers are asked to submit a written copy of their remarks at the time of comment.

Meeting times are approximate and subject to change.†

2016 Meeting Agendas

2015 Meeting Agendas


2014 Meeting Agendas


2013 Meeting Agendas

2012 Meeting Agendas

To view agenda books and minutes prior to 2012, please view our web archive.