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Welcome from the Board of Governors

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a public institution of higher education independently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia.  The Community and Technical College System is under the direction of the Council for Community and Technical College Education.  This system provides for each member institution to have a local Board of Governors with the Council serving as policy and coordinating board.

The Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Board of Governors consists of nine lay members, appointed by the Governor of West Virginia, one full-time faculty member with the rank of instructor or above, one classified staff member, and one student representative elected by the respective constituent group. 

With this site, you can learn about the Board of Governors as a whole and meet its current members.  One of the most important features of our site is our Meeting Schedule and Agenda section.  You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the documents posted.  We hope that you find this site informative.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please direct them to the Board's contact:

Emma L. Baisden
Executive Assistant to the President and
Board of Governors
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
P. O. Box 2900
2900 Dempsey Branch Road, Room 436, Building C
Mount Gay, West Virginia  25637
Phone: 304-896-7402 ~ FAX: 304-792-7046

Official Notice of Public Meetings
Notice is hereby given that the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Board of Governors will meet at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, March 5, 2018, and its annual Board Retreat beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Charleston Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee Street, East, Salon B, Charleston, West Virginia  These meetings are open to the public.

Request to Address the Board
The Board of Governors welcomes comments from students, faculty, staff, campus organizations and other members of the college community and general public on matters before the Board.  If you would like to address the Board, please click here.