ERIC Number: ED229066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Selected Readings from the Trustee Quarterly: A Special Publication for New Trustees and for Experienced Trustees New to ACCT.
Association of Community Coll. Trustees, Annandale, VA.
A series of articles is presented to provide information and orientation for new community college trustees and for those new to the Association of Community College Trustees. First, Victor H. Driscoll presents advice on the basic tools of boardsmanship. Next, Robert B. Prescott discusses the roles of the board of trustees, the board chairman, and the superintendent/president. After Sandra L. Hasting examines methods of evaluating boards of trustees, James E. Seitz looks at ways of objectively evaluating college presidents. Next, J. A. Catalano suggests that boards and presidents can work together more effectively through an understanding of their respective roles. Following Malcolm Pennypacker's article on the role of the board chairperson, trustee liability and legal problems are discussed by Alton L. Davies. C. R. Ward then outlines trends and projections regarding institutional commitment to affirmative action in the 1980s. Fred Mathews presents ideas for understanding, reporting and monitoring community college finances. Next, Merle R. Donica presents information on community college foundations. In the final three articles, Esther Tang presents techniques for increasing student recruitment and retention, Barbara Roberts discusses the power and politics of state education policy, and Anne M. McKinnon outlines methods by which trustees can keep current regarding community educational needs. (HB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Affirmative Action, Board Administrator Relationship, College Administration, College Planning, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Educational Finance, Governing Boards, Philanthropic Foundations, School Holding Power, State School District Relationship, Trustees, Two Year Colleges
Association of Community College Trustees, 6928-A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Community Coll. Trustees, Annandale, VA.