Community College Study
Dec. 11, 2009: Coordinating Commission
releases final version of LB 340 Community College Study.
CCPE Commissioners approved the report at their Dec. 10, 2009 meeting in Lincoln.
LB 340 Community College Study - Full Report
LB 340 Community College Study - Executive Summary
Appendix 3.6: State Auditor's report
Appendix 4.2: Cost study directions
Appendix 4.3: Course weighting - background and methodology
Appendix 4.4: CIP cost study data
On April 22, 2009, Gov. Dave Heineman signed in to
LB 340. This bill authorized the Coordinating Commission for
Postsecondary Education (CCPE) to study Nebraska's community college
system and offer recommendations for a variety of issues including the
role and mission of Nebraska's community colleges and appropriate
weighting of courses for state funding.
Committee on the LB 340 Study
CCPE established an ad hoc committee for the study. Members include Commissioners
Eric Seacrest (chair),
Dr. Dick Davis,
Dr. Joyce Simmons and
Legislative Bill 340 (slip law)
Nebraska Role and Mission Statutes
Community College Foundation and
Equalization Aid Act
LB 340 Community
College Study Timeline
4/20/09 to 5/15/09: CCPE staff
creating study design
hearing to gather public input
on study issues
6/19/09 to 10/16/09: Work on study (CCPE
10/21/09: Public hearing at the Thompson Center
at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6705 Dodge St., Omaha. 7:30 p.m.
11/24/09: Public hearing on draft report
12/10/09: CCPE consideration/approval of
12/15/09: Deliver report to Legislature and
If you have questions or are seeking additional
information, please contact Jason Keese, public information and special projects coordinator with the CCPE, at
or (402) 471-0023.