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Bridgemont Community and Technical College and Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College as the newly established Board of Governors selected BridgeValley Community and Technical College  as the name of the new multi-campus institution.

During the initial meeting of the consolidated Board of Governors, Harris was named President of the new multi-campus college; she has served as President of Bridgemont since the college’s inception. Mark Dempsey, previously the chair of the Kanawha Valley Board, was elected as the chair of the new Board; David Lewia, previously chair of the Bridgemont Board, was elected Vice Chair; and Jan Vineyard, a member of the Kanawha Valley Board, was named secretary.


Bridgemont Community and Technical College and Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College remain accredited through the Higher Learning Commission.  Accreditation is being sought for BridgeValley Community and Technical College through the Higher Learning Commission.