The WSCC Board of trustees met last night. Mary K. Becker-Witt with Manistee Intermediate School district, expressed the challenges and successes through working with West Shore Community College over the years. President Kenneth Urban described Manistee County students as persistent, with 72% of the counties students continuing onto earn their bachelor's degree. Professor of humanities, John Wolf provided a reading from his new book, “A Driftwood Shrine” a collection of zen teachings based upon the poems of great american writers. A review of the June 2016 financial audits revealed a reclassification, resulting in a reduction of $5000. A motion to accept the audit was approved. The meeting concluded with the approval to renew the Administrative Services Contract with Blue Cross/Blue Shield through December 31, 2017.