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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Raritan Valley Community College is sponsored by the Somerset and Hunterdon County Boards of Chosen Freeholders through the College Board of Trustees. The College comes under the general regulatory supervision of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. Known as Somerset County College for 18 years, the College officially changed its name to Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) on July 24, 1987, to reflect the significant change in the administrative structure of the College. RVCC became the first bi-county college in the State, when Hunterdon County joined in support of the College with Somerset County.

As part of the merger, Hunterdon gained four seats on the College Board of Trustees. The 15-member governing body includes seven members appointed by the Somerset Board of Chosen Freeholders, three members appointed by the Hunterdon Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Executive County Superintendents from both Somerset and Hunterdon Counties, two members appointed by the Governor and an alumni representative. The College President serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees.

  Raritan Valley Community College   Somerset County
  Board of Trustees   Board of Chosen Freeholders
  Catherine Hebson McVicker, Chair   Peter S. Palmer, Director
  Peter G. Schoberl, Vice Chair, Somerset    Patrick Scaglione, Deputy Director
  Robert P. Wise, Vice Chair, Hunterdon   Mark Caliguire
  Raymond H. Bateman     Patricia L. Walsh
  Paul J. Hirsch   Robert Zaborowski
  Michael Kalafer    
  Lisa Midgette   Hunterdon County
  Ella Rue   Board of Chosen Freeholders
  Frederic C. Sterritt    
  Gerald J. Vernotica   Robert G. Walton, Director
  Tracy DiFrancesco Zaikov   J. Matthew Holt, Deputy Director
  Victoria Okereke, Alumni Representative   John King
      George B. Melick
  James B. Ventantonio, Interim President    William G. Mennen