Colleges and universities; joint subcommittee to study merits of operating in State year-round. (HJ99)

Introduced By

Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Year-Round Colleges and Universities; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the merits of operating colleges and universities in Virginia year-round. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee shall (i) determine the benefits of a year-round college calendar in Virginia; (ii) identify and evaluate the economic and academic advantages and disadvantages of the year-round college calendar, including, but not limited to, cost savings, rising enrollments, more rapid graduation due to accelerated programming, higher tuition and institutional costs, administrative and curriculum problems, admissions, retention, and persistence concerns, barriers to student seasonal employment, availability and flexibility of federal financial aid and other public and private grants in aid for higher education, academic continuity, scheduling for research activities, and capacity and utilization of academic buildings, dormitories, and other facilities. The joint subcommittee must report its findings and recommendations to the 2009 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Status

02/05/2008: Merged into HB147

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Committee
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088145688
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Incorporated by Rules (HJ91-Hamilton)