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College board set to make operating, capital budget allocations

June 26, 2017

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will convene its regular business meeting June 29 at 8:30 a.m. to take action on 2017-18 tuition rates and funding allocations to the state's community and technical colleges. While the Legislature has not yet passed operating or capital budgets for the 2017-19 biennium, the State Board could authorize its executive director to finalize those decisions once budgets are enacted. >>

Master's programs admission made simpler with WGU and community, technical college agreement

May 18, 2017

WGU Washington and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) recently agreed to extend benefits to applied bachelor's degree-holders interested in pursuing master's degree programs through WGU. The agreement formalizes the nonprofit, online university’s position that graduates with applied bachelor's degrees from the state’s community and technical college system indeed meet the admission requirements for most of WGU Washington's graduate-level programs. >>

Community, technical college board to select executive director

May 05, 2017

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will select the college system's new executive director at its regular meeting Thursday, May 11. Jack Hershey, president and CEO of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, and Jan Yoshiwara, deputy executive director for Education at the State Board, are finalists for the position. The new executive director will replace Marty Brown, who is retiring after nearly five years on the job. >>

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