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ERIC Number: ED014282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Apr
Pages: 64
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Reference Count: 0
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PRESIDENT'S REPORTS IN AMERICAN JUNIOR COLLEGES.
KINTZER, FREDERICK C.
QUESTIONNAIRE RETURNS FROM 387 JUNIOR COLLEGES (OF A POPULATION OF 667) PROVIDED THE BASIS FOR THIS REPORT. OVER THREE-FOURTHS OF THE PRESIDENTS MADE SOME TYPE OF REPORT, USUALLY ON AN ANNUAL BASIS. APPROXIMATELY TWO-THIRDS OF SUCH REPORTS WERE PREPARED PRIMARILY FOR GOVERNING BOARDS. MOST FREQUENT PURPOSES WERE TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE COLLEGE AND TO REVIEW ITS ACTIVITIES. THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES SPECIFIC TOPICS UNDER 12 HEADINGS--(1) INTRODUCTION, (2) GOVERNING BOARD, (3) ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL, (4) INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF, (5) NONINSTRUCTIONAL STAFF, (6) STUDENT ACTIVITIES, (7) STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS, (8) STUDENT SERVICES, (9) CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION, (10) FACILITIES, (11) BUSINESS SERVICES, AND (12) MISCELLANEOUS. FROM HIS STUDY, HE RECOMMENDS (1) INCLUSION OF A STATEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL PURPOSE, A SUCCINCT OVERVIEW OF THE YEAR, AND A TABLE OF CONTENTS OR AN INDEX, (2) INVOLVEMENT OF AS MANY STAFF MEMBERS AS POSSIBLE, (3) EMPHASIS ON THE FACULTY'S ROLE IN IMPLEMENTING INSTITUTIONAL PHILOSOPHY, (4) FOCUS ON THE PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTION, (5) INCLUSION OF A "HIGHLIGHTS" SECTION FOR THOSE WHO WILL NOT READ THE ENTIRE REPORT, (6) A SPECIAL STUDY SESSION FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA, (7) DISTRIBUTION TO ALL STAFF, (8) AN ATTRACTIVE FORMAT AND A STRAIGHTFORWARD STYLE, AND (9) USE OF THE REPORT AS A PLANNING AID. THE WRITER CONCLUDES THAT THE ANNUAL REPORT IS A VALUABLE INSTRUMENT IN PUBLIC RELATIONS AND IN INTRAINSTITUTIONAL COMMUNICATION. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. School of Education.
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