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Governance

maceThe College operates under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and a Local College Board. The institution is financed primarily by State funds supplemented by contributions from the participating localities.

Local Board Members

Buchanan County

Ms. Trish Rowe
Ms. Pauline Casey
Mr. Danny Lowe

Dickenson County

Mrs. Judy Compton, Treasurer

Russell County

Dr. Gregory Brown, Chair
Mr. Randall Hillman, Vice Chair
Mr. Lynn Keene, Liaison-Educational Foundation Board

Tazewell County

Dr. Tom Conley
Mr. Erik Robinson
Mr. Bruce Harold Russell, Sr.

Accreditation

Southwest Virginia Community College, a part of the Virginia vccs_logo_largeCommunity College System, is approved by the State Board for Community Colleges and by the Virginia Community College System. The associate degree curricula of the College have also been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

SACSCOC StampSouthwest Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Southwest Virginia Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

See the Council for Higher Education Database of Accredited Institutions for the listing for this institution.

Service Region

For College and Regional Data you can visit our Institutional Research website at https://sw.edu/ir

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