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Dr. Peter G. Checkovich

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Employment History

  • President
    Blue Ridge CTC
  • President
    Technical College
  • President
  • President
    Blue Ridge Community & Technical College
  • President
    Blue Ridge Community Theater Inc
  • President
    Community and Technical College of Shepherd College
  • Provost
    Community and Technical College of Shepherd College


  • four-year bachelor's degrees
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Blue Ridge Community and Technology ..., 7 Oct 2015 [cached]
Blue Ridge Community and Technology College will have to absorb a 4 percent reduction in funding, Pete Checkovich, president of BRCTC, said Tuesday in a telephone interview.
"We might have to cut back services for students, and tuitions and fees might have to go up next year," he said.
Checkovich said the cut would amount to about $186,000.
"That might not sound like a lot, but this is the third or fourth year we've been cut," he said.
"I understand there has to be a No. 9, but make it respectable," Checkovich said. "We're not even close."
He already has his staff researching where budget cuts might be made. They will be working on a plan to address the cuts this week, he said.
"The cut was not a surprise, although the 4 percent was," Checkovich said.
Journal & Sunday Journal - ... [cached]
Journal & Sunday Journal - Continuing education and keeping resources, such as the SBDC Web site, up to said Peter Checkovich, President of Blue Ridge CTC.
Blue Ridge Community and Technical ..., 27 Sept 2015 [cached]
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College President Peter Checkovich said he agrees that there needs to be some kind of formula in place.
"When your enrollment drops significantly, that should be an opportunity to say 'hey, this is a chance to shift our resources to where the growth is," Checkovich said.
Checkovich said when the school sees an increase in enrollment, but not in funding, the only option it has is to increase tuition and fees, which in return could hurt them and the community.
So if you have high enrollment, you'll have high performance for the rest of those indicators," Checkovich said.
"One of the previous arguments was, 'well, schools will lose budget' and they might, because they aren't turning out as many qualified student for jobs. That is one thing, that at least community colleges, should be measured by, and we do pretty well in those areas," Checkovich added.
Blue Ridge Community and Technical ..., 18 May 2012 [cached]
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College President Peter G. Checkovich gives faculty and staff a tour of the school's new campus building Friday.
"Who's ready to move out (here)?," CTC President Peter G. Checkovich asked the smiling group toward the end of a tour he conducted.
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The three-story, academic/administration building on the college's new 46-acre campus at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive west of Martinsburg is on track to be ready for the beginning of fall semester classes on Aug. 20, Checkovich said.
College administrators are planning to move from leased first-floor space in the Berkeley County administration building at 400 W. Stephen St. in July, he said.
The building is about 20,000-square-feet larger than the leased space, and Checkovich pointed to multiple places for students to study, gather and sleep.
"And they do sleep," Checkovich said.
Just beyond the building's welcome desk, an Internet cafe taking shape in the building will seat more than 70 students, Checkovich said. A place for students to eat and a bookstore will be operated nearby.
While lacking furnishings and finishing touches, most of the building's interior walls appeared to be painted. Tile and carpet flooring was in varying stages of completion.
About the only significant challenge that will not be addressed by the first day of classes will be the lack of a left-turn lane that is needed on Apple Harvest Drive (W.Va. 45), Checkovich said.
Until the road is widened, he said the college may need assistance with traffic direction at the campus entrance.
Trees will be planted along the entrance road to the campus, and some large rocks unearthed by site preparation will become part of landscaping in front of the building, Checkovich said.
Panhandle Live, 8 July 2013 [cached]
We were then joined by Dr. Peter Checkovich and Anne Shipway from Blue Ridge CTC for an update on their programs.
President of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Dr. Peter Checkovich had a good report card for the college's new facilities, and said the year had gotten underway without a hitch. There are some looming budget cuts at the state level that Dr. Checkovich said will be trickling down to the school. Hear his take on that and find out more about the school at their website.
We broadcast starting just after 8:00am starting with Blue Ridge CTC President Dr. Peter Checkovich and Chancellor of the WV Higher Education Policy Commission James Skidmore.
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