About the Board
In accordance with the Community College Act of 1963, Montgomery County Community College is governed by a 15-person Board of Trustees, whose members are appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners to six-year renewable terms.
The Board of Trustees is a policy-governing body focusing decision-making on achieving results that advance the core mission of the College. The Board’s responsibilities include
- Setting policies that affect curriculum, student access and College administration
- Approving and monitoring annual operating and capital budgets
- Setting tuition and fees
- Hiring and evaluating the President
- Overseeing property management with authority to approve the rental, sale or improvement of buildings, equipment and furnishings
- Approving contracts with outside vendors doing business with the College
The Board meets monthly in public sessions from September to June and uses a committee structure to consider finance/audit, physical plant, curriculum and personnel issues.