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Blue Ridge CTC Board of Governors Meeting: February 6, 2019



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Jennifer Barrett-Smith
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Martinsburg, WV.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Board of Governors met at the Morgan County Center in Berkeley Springs on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The meeting was called to order at 12 pm by Board Chair, Keith Unger.

Mr. Unger began the meeting with approval of the December 2018 minutes.

Dr. Checkovich presented the President’s Report, highlighting recent media articles pertaining to the Institution.

Dr. Ann Shipway, Vice President of Workforce and Engineering Technology, presented the Workforce Development report. Dr. Shipway provided a facilities report highlighting expansion at the Technology Center. Dr. Shipway updated Board Members on the status of the assurance argument, required for the Higher Learning Commission visit scheduled for 2020. Dr. Shipway continued her report by notifying Board Members of the receipt of a Technical Program grant, which will be used to establish a new Associate of Applied Science for Environmental Science Technicians. Dr. Shipway concluded by reviewing the Annual West Virginia Higher Education Report Card for 2018.

Ms. Leslie See, Vice President of Enrollment, presented the enrollment report. Ms. See noted the unofficial enrollment for the Spring 2019 term shows an increase in full-time enrollment. Ms. See concluded her report by reviewing the Fall 2018 Enrollment Report, noting Blue Ridge CTC ranked first in multiple areas.

Ms. Kristy Scarlata, Comptroller, presented the Finance Report with an overview of FY 19 quarter financials, noting a strong financial position. The Board passed a motion to approve the Finance Report.

Executive Session was not held. The meeting adjourned at 1:20 pm.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offers more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce development training.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is conveniently located on Route 45 West past the Commons Center, at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive. For more information about Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, please call 304-260-4380 or visit our website at


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