ERIC Number: ED027006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Jan
The Tulsa Junior College: Consultants' Papers on Planning and Establishing a New Urban Junior College.
Hobbs, Dan S., Ed.
In December 1968, several national authorities met to discuss plans for the Tulsa Junior College and the problems that confront new, lay boards. Edmund J. Gleazer covered the role, growth, and future of junior colleges in general. B. Lamar Johnson spoke on junior colleges as they have evolved over several decades and specified five points as guides for Tulsa. In a second address, he emphasized that Tulsa, while comprehensive, must also be a model of the ideal, respective to innovation and improvement. B. J. Priest reviewed the kinds of leadership needed for an operational community college, especially in the urban area. J. W. Hobson examined the complexities of establishing a new college, identified steps in the process, and charted administrative, academic, physical, and financial structures. His second address stressed the need for sound planning, with examples of fiscal and physical requirements. D. M. Knoell discussed the responses of the urban college to the critical needs of both youth and adults for education beyond high school, and the acute problems of program relevance, staff preparation, etc. J. W. Fordyce outlined special considerations of a student-oriented college (physical, philosophical, curricular, personal, and evaluative). S. V. Martorana reviewed the guiding principles of site selection as related to educational goals. J. L. Wattenbarger examined site selection in terms of accessibility, environment, size, shape, topography, access to utilities, expansion space, cost, and beauty. (HH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma