Advisory Board Structure
- Advisory Committee to consist of 17 members, comprised of one elected official from each of five counties (Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, and Wilson); four community college Board of Trustee members; one representative each from Barton College and NC Wesleyan College; five business leaders from the area; and one staff member from UNC General Administration — with one staff person to act as Secretary, schedule meetings, record meeting minutes, serve as liaison between Advisory Board and Programming Committee, etc.
- Programming Committee represented by appropriate staff from higher education institutions serving the region.
- Requests for programs to be reviewed by the Programming Committee and sent to the Advisory Committee for submission to UNC-GA/NCCCS/NCICU to determine appropriateness and the UNC campus to supply programs. The Sr. V.P. for Academic Affairs will coordinate discussions with ECU, NC State and other UNC chancellors/CAOs as needed to facilitate review of requests and responses to the Advisory Committee.
- Requests for funding appropriations will then be submitted as necessary to the General Assembly of NC and the Federal Government.