Beaufort Jasper Higher Education Commission

Beaufort Jasper Higher Education Commission

The purpose of the Commission shall be to provide support and encouragement to all undertakings to improve the higher education opportunities for the benefit of the citizens and residents of Beaufort and Jasper Counties, South Carolina. 

The Beaufort Jasper Higher Education Commission shall be vested with all powers that may be necessary to enable it to accomplish its purposes, and all such powers shall be exercised for the benefit of the inhabitants of Beaufort and Jasper Counties in the State of South Carolina.  The Commission may exercise all powers granted to it by Title 59, Chapter 56 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina Annotated as may be amended and in effect from time to time (the “Code”).  [59‑56‑20(A)]

The Commission consists of nine (9) members, appointed by the Governor of the state of South Carolina; seven (7) members must be residents of Beaufort County and two (2) members must be residents of Jasper County.

Meetings dates are on the second Tuesday every other month beginning at 5:00 pm. 

Meeting Dates

  • January 8, 2019 – USCB Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 238
  • March 12, 2019  – USCB Hilton Head Island Campus, Room 115
  • May 14, 2019 – USCB Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 238
  • July 9, 2019 – USCB Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 238 - Canceled
  • September 10, 2019 – USCB Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 238
  • Due to a conflict, the November meeting is now scheduled for November 5, 2019 – USCB Bluffton Campus, Hargray Building, Room 238,