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Maine Community College System--News Advisory

MCCS Educational Policy Committee to Hold Meeting to Review Program Suspensions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, June 3, 2005

CONTACT: Alice Kirkpatrick
Tel: (207) 767-0116, ext. 3
Email: akirkpatrick@mccs.me.edu

AUGUSTA, Maine—The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees’ Educational Policy Committee will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, June 7, to review program credentials being suspended due to budget issues. The committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. at the MCCS System Office at 323 State Street in Augusta. The meeting is open to the public.

Eleven program credentials will be reviewed by the committee: two at Kennebec Valley Community College, and nine at Washington County Community College. The programs to be reviewed are:

At KVCC:

  • Administrative Assistant and Legal Administrative Assistant (options within the Automated Office Technology program)

At WCCC:

  • Dietary Management for Professionals, Food & Hospitality Services with a specialization in Dietary Management, and Food & Hospitality Services (options within the Food and Hospitality program)
  • Computer Programming, Computer Information Systems, and Computer Support Specialist (options within the Computer Technology program)
  • Office Information Systems, Office Professional Technology, Computer Application User Specialist (options within the Business Studies program)

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If special accommodations are needed to attend the meeting, please contact Ellyn Chase at 629-4007.