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Dr. Alan Edwards

Dr. Alan Edwards was named interim SCHEV director in January 2024. He joined the agency in 2002 as an associate in the Academic Affairs section and became SCHEV’s first director of Policy Studies in 2006. His role expanded to director of Strategic Planning and Policy Studies in 2021. For most of 2023, he also served as interim director of Finance Policy and Innovation. As interim agency director, Dr. Edwards assists the SCHEV Council (board) in fulfilling its statutory duties as Virginia’s coordinating body for higher education and manages the operations of the 60+-staff state agency.

Dr. Edwards holds a doctorate degree in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership from the College of William and Mary, as well as a Master of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the 2001 recipient of the William and Mary School of Education’s Margaret the Lady Thatcher Medallion for character, scholarship, and service. Dr. Edwards received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association in 2004.

Upcoming Board Meetings

February
28
2024

Retirement Program Advisory Committee

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

February
29
2024

The Compensation Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

February
29
2024

The Investment Advisory Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

March
6
2024

Access Advisory Committee

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

March
6
2024

The Audit and Actuarial Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

March
6
2024

Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

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