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John Tyler Community College will Spend $90,000 to Study New Name; No Tax Dollars to be Used



by Bill Atkinson

Money from campus vending machines, and bookstore, theater and cafeteria sales ae part of what will be used to fund a John Tyler Community College study that could result in buildings, streets or even the entire campus getting new names.

Thursday afternoon, the JTCC Board approved a recommendation from JTCC president Dr. Edward Raspiller to spend up to $90,000 to pay for a state-mandated review of everything related to the community college that could infer support of racial inequality, All 23 Virginia community colleges have been asked to audit all of their operations and make recommendations on what should be changed to promote inclusivity.

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