The Community College of Allegheny County (the College) is a locally sponsored public college duly organized, approved and established under the Community College Act of 1963. The Board of Trustees constitutes the governing body of the College, and is empowered to govern, operate and maintain the College under and in accordance with the Act and the policies, standards, rules and regulations which may be adopted, from time to time, by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The specific powers and duties of the Board are set forth in the Act, the Board Policy Manual, and the Board Bylaws. Members of the Board of Trustees are recommended by the Allegheny County Chief Executive and appointed by the Allegheny County Council, the College’s local sponsor.
In accordance with the authority granted to it under the Act, the Board has delegated authority to the College president to manage the operations of the College. This authority includes the development and implementation of administrative regulations and procedures as may be necessary to implement and carry out the objectives of Board Policy. The College also utilizes a shared governance process, through which members of the administration and faculty review, develop and recommend new or revised academic policies, procedures and programs and other matters pertaining to the teaching-learning mission of the College.
CCAC Board of Trustees
CCAC President’s Cabinet and Leadership Council