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Board of Trustees approves FY23 budget with no increase in general tuition, reduction in Academy of Culinary Arts tuition

03/01/2022 | Media Contact: Claire Sylvester | (609) 343-4933
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing campus

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Mays Landing Campus. The following motions were approved:

Grant Activity

  • Application and, if awarded, acceptance of up to $75,000 from the National Science Foundation through the Taking Action – COVID 19, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Challenge.
  • Application and, if awarded, acceptance of a grant of $200,000 from the National Science Foundation through the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program.
  • Application and, if awarded, acceptance of a grant up to $1,000,000 from the Lumina Foundation. 

Contracts and Purchases

  • Bid Exempt 960 Microsoft Campus License, Software House International, Somerset, NJ, $40,291.55; 
  • Bid Exempt 961 Blackboard Learn Learning Management System (LMS) 3-Year Contract, Blackboard, Inc., Reston, VA, $533,190.

Personnel Matters

  • The reappointed to one-year terms, effective July 1, 2022: Supervisory and Administrative Personnel included in the Bargaining Unit (30 individuals); Exempt Supervisory and Administrative Personnel (24 individuals); Faculty without Tenure (14 individuals); Faculty Earning Tenure (2 individuals); Academy of Culinary Arts Chef Educators (4 individuals).
  • The appointment of Kathleen Piontkowski, to the position of Accessibility Services Counselor II effective March 28, 2022. 
  • The appointment of Danielle Nelson, to the position of Assistant Bursar, effective March 28, 2022. 
  • The title change and salary adjustment of Marilou Trinh, from Master Technician to Application Architect, effective Feb. 23, 2022.
  • The retirement of Patricia Heller, effective Feb. 1, 2022.

Policy Matters

  • Board Policy No. 306 Media Contact changed to be reclassified as a General Administration Department policy with revisions.

Financial Matters

  • FY21 Draft Financial Statement for twelve months ended June 30, 2021, as of Feb. 3, 2022.
  • FY22 Financial Statement for seven months ended Jan. 31, 2022.
  • FY 2022-2023 revenue budget contingent on the Board of School Estimate approval of county appropriations of $8,621,346 for the college’s fiscal year 2022-2023.
  • Tuition and Fee Schedule for FY 2023. 
  • Submittal of the list of renovations and upgrades for funding from the Chapter 12 FY 2023 allocation at a sum not to exceed $3,620,000.

Other Business

  • The Board of Trustees extends its congratulations to Gerald Fox on becoming Atlantic Cape’s 2022 Employee of the Year.

The next meeting of the Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled for March 22, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus.