ERIC Number: ED201368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Trusteeship: Handbook for Community College and Technical Institute Trustees. Second Edition.
Potter, George E.
This handbook is designed as an informational aid for community college governing board members. Each of its seven chapters discusses a particualr topic related to the trustee role and is appended by supportive or illustrative materials. Chapter I outlines major trustee responsibilities and is followed by a sample college mission statement, trustee performance standards and evaluation forms, a job description for a trustee, a trustee code of ethics, and a trustee report card. Chapter II's examination of the functions of board members, officers, and committees is supplemented by a job description for the board, the "Ten Commandments for Trustees," sample by-laws, and a table of contents from a board policy manual. Chapter III discusses the selection and role of the board chairman and is followed by a job description for this position. Chapter IV examines the relationship between the board and the college president and is supplemented by a discussion of presidential evaluation procedures and evaluation forms. Chapter V discusses pertinent legal issues, including student and employee litigation, and outlines, in the addendum, criteria for selecting and using a college attorney. Chapter VI considers the board's political role in state and local trustee associations and is appended by sample trustee association by-laws. Chapter VII's consideration of the board's role in collective bargaining is appended by a sample labor agreement. A glossary of acronyms is included. (JP)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Guides, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Court Litigation, Governing Boards, Lawyers, Occupational Information, Professional Associations, Trustees, Two Year Colleges
Association of Community College Trustees, 6928-A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Community Coll. Trustees, Annandale, VA.