Columbia president Foong appointed to SC workforce board

Oct 28, 2011

Campus President Nick Foong of Virginia College in Columbia was recently appointed to the South Carolina Governor's State Workforce Investment Board.

In this position, Mr. Foong will be working with other business leaders, government agency representatives and educational institutions to develop and implement South Carolina's workforce development strategic plans and budgets. The group also designs and monitors execution of strategy to meet and exceed the performance measures set up by the U.S. Department of Labor and the governor.

Mr. Foong is the first campus president from the Virginia College system to be appointed to such a position.