Community college board considers Running Start tuition waivers10/25/2011
The board will consider implementing tuition waivers for low-income Running Start students enrolled in more than 15 credits, as well as a proposal to charge tuition for Running Start students enrolled in more than 15 vocational program credits. The board will discuss a proposed Centralia College Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management and take action on a new Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Care Technology and Management at Bellevue College. Also under consideration are Student Achievement Initiative award funds based on student progress in key benchmarks. Prior to the business meeting, the board will conduct a study session on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. for updates on the 2012 budget, student success strategies, the community and technical college system efficiency study, and the Cascadia Community College colocation study. Except for executive sessions, all meetings are open to the public.