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RALEIGH – The N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) Advisory Council will meet at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, September 9.
The meeting will be livestreamed on the N.C. Community College System Office YouTube channel.
The State Board of Community Colleges created the System Advisory Council to make recommendations on issues of systemwide or inter-college importance. The council consists of 14 members, including State Board members, community college trustees and presidents, and a student. The president of the NC Community College System serves as a non-voting member, except in the case of a tie.
About the North Carolina Community College System
North Carolina’s community college system comprises “The Great 58” community colleges throughout the state. It is the third largest community college system in the nation that serves more than 500,000 students a year. The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals. Thomas A. Stith III is the president (10th). The system is controlled by the State Board of Community Colleges. Students who attended NC community colleges from July 2009 to June 2019 accounted for 33% of all North Carolina wage earners, totaling 1.7M people and $60B wages earned in FY 2020.