STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

Colorado Diversity Grants


BP 4-41

APPROVED: May 11, 1989
EFFECTIVE: June 1, 1989
REPEALED: September 14, 2000
READOPTED: August 25, 2001

REFERENCES: C.R.S. 23-3.3-501; CCHE Policy

ISSUED BY:

/ Joe D. May /
Joe D. May
System President

Policy Statement

The Board supports the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) program of Colorado Diversity Grants as an effort to increase the representation of underrepresented groups of the student population in the state system community colleges. The diversity grants program complements the Board’s statewide affirmative action initiative.

Scope

This policy applies to each of the state system community colleges.

Awarding of Grants

Each community college will develop and maintain an institutional plan for awarding Colorado Diversity Grant funds. Such plans shall be in accordance with approved CCHE policy regarding student eligibility and award limitations. Each plan shall be submitted to the System President or designee for review and transmittal to CCHE for final approval. The chief executive of each institution is responsible for the preparation and implementation of such plans.

Procedures

The system president shall promulgate such procedures as may be necessary to implement this policy.