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Code of Virginia
Title 23.1. Institutions of Higher Education; Other Educational and Cultural Institutions
Chapter 29. State Board for Community Colleges and Virginia Community College System
7/28/2021

§ 23.1-2905. State Board; powers.

In addition to the powers of governing boards of public institutions of higher education set forth in Chapter 13 (§ 23.1-1300 et seq.), the State Board may:

1. With the approval of the Governor, accept from any government or governmental department or agency or any public or private body or from any other source grants or contributions of money or property that the State Board may use for or in aid of any of its purposes;

2. Control and expend funds appropriated by law;

3. Fix tuition, mandatory fees, and other necessary charges;

4. Establish policies and guidelines providing for reduced tuition rates at comprehensive community colleges for employees of the System; and

5. Confer diplomas, certificates, and associate degrees.

1966, c. 679, §§ 23-218, 23-219; 1996, cc. 134, 486; 2006, c. 337; 2015, cc. 63, 86; 2016, c. 588.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.