HD7 - State Council of Higher Education for Virginia: Annual Report for The Virginia Plan for Higher Education

Executive Summary:
House Joint Resolution 555 from the 2015 General Assembly states that the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall submit annually to the Governor and the General Assembly an executive summary and a report of its findings and recommendations for publication as a House or Senate document. The executive summary and report shall be submitted as provided in the procedures of the Division of Legislative Automated Systems for the processing of legislative documents and reports no later than the first day of each Regular Session of the General Assembly for six years, beginning with the 2016 Session, and shall be posted on the Virginia General Assembly's website.

In accordance with this requirement, the attached annual report provides an overview of the Virginia Plan for Higher Education, an update on measures, targets and activities, findings from 2016 and recommendations for 2017 to help support Virginia’s objective to be the best-educated state by 2030.