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Admissions Office

Regular Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Phone: 607.844.6580


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TC3 Board of Trustees Bylaws


Section 1. Authority

All the affairs, property, business, and policies of the College shall be under the charge, control, and direction of the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees shall concentrate on establishing policies governing the College, and delegate responsibility for the administration and execution of those policies to the President.

The College trustees, subject to the approval of State University trustees, shall appoint the president (whether permanent, acting or interim), establish the conditions of his employment (including compensation and benefits), and assess the performance of the office.

The trustees shall:

(a)  approve curricula, approve budgets, establish tuition and fees within legal limits, approve site and temporary and permanent facilities; and

(b)  provide for the awarding of certificates and diplomas, and the conferring of appropriate degrees on the recommendation of the president and the faculty; and

(c)  upon the recommendation of the president appoint personnel, adopt salary schedules, and approve the organizational pattern of the College; and

(d)  be responsible for the development and maintenance of institutional long and short range planning processes which shall include, in addition to the Board and other internal constituencies, representatives from the total community; and

(e)  from time to time establish agencies as authorized by law which would assist the institution in carrying out its purposes, such as the Faculty Student Association and the TC3 Foundation, Inc.; and

(f)  establish policies which shall govern all operations of the College and include, but not be limited to:

      1.  personnel matters concerning all employees except those policies specifically provided for in negotiated contracts.  This would include  policies pertaining to appointment, professional development, promotion, and termination of all employees; and

      2.  organization and staffing of the College, including position descriptions which define the responsibilities; and

      3. assurance of opportunities for student achievement and growth; and

      4.  appropriate on-campus behavior for all members of the College community; and

      5.  authorization and supervision of travel for the purposes of the College; and

      6.  use of College facilities for outside organizations; and

      7.  admission and retention of students; and

      8.  preparation and administration of operational, capital equipment, and construction budgets; and

      9.  establishment and dissemination of all College policies and regulations for the convenience and information of members of the College  constituency; and

      10.  fiscal operations of the institution including but not limited to contractual arrangements, budgeting, purchasing, audits, insurance coverage, and accounting.

(g)   Possess and exercise such other and further powers and responsibilities as may be prescribed by law, rule, or regulation with respect to such position.