Two-Year Colleges Get New Overseers

Thursday, May 7, 2015

 A new state board will oversee Alabama's two-year college system.  State lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to remove the community college system from the oversight of the state Board of Education.  Legislators voted to go along with a change proposed by Governor Robert Bentley. A state senator requested the amendment stating that all board appointments had to be confirmed by the Alabama Senate. The new two-year college board will be made up of industry and business leaders to help focus the college system's mission of worker training and workforce development. 



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