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Highland Board Approves �After Three� Tuition Waiver
10/24/2008

The Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved the �After Three� tuition waiver for the spring 09 semester during their regular monthly meeting on October 21, 2008. The program is designed to provide assistance to degree seeking students who have been out of school for the past three years. funny birthday pictures

Residents of the Highland District may have an opportunity to take a free class during the spring semester if they meet the enrollment criteria for the �After Three� program. This initiative encourages non-traditional students who do not have a college degree or certificate to enroll in Highland Community College classes. Students must not have been enrolled in college or high school/GED program for the past three years and register for six credit hours or more to qualify for this three credit tuition waiver..funny pictures

�The After Three tuition waiver has been used on several occasions in the past,� said Karl Richards, Dean of Enrollment Services. �The College has always recognized its mission to serve the non-traditional student population. This program provides a good incentive to help students return to college and continue on the path to completing a degree or certificate.� For more information, residents may call 815-599-3612. funny images

In other business, Trustees: funny photos

Accepted a report on the annual audit for FY�08 presented by Lindgren, Callihan, Van Osdol & Co. Ltd. The audit reported no concerns or deficiencies in internal controls.

Approved an addition to the president�s contract allowing for reimbursement of actual mileage for travel outside of the Highland district beyond Rock Valley, Kishwaukee, Sauk Valley, or Illinois Valley. The remainder of the contract remains unchanged.

Approved a resolution restating and amending the Colleges 403(b) Retirement Plan. The resolution also establishes a College 403(b) Benefits Plan Committee and authorizes the Committee to take actions in connection with the Plan.



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