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ERIC Number: ED245773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Emerging Roles for Community College Leaders. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 46.
Alfred, Richard L., Ed.; And Others
New Directions for Community Colleges, n46 Jun 1984
This collection of essays describes changes in the environment of leadership for community colleges and considers methods for identifying and developing future leaders. The first section contains articles describing the current context for leadership, including "Maximizing Institutional Responsiveness to Changing Environmental Conditions," by Richard L. Alfred; "Management Challenges, Principles, and Strategies for the 1980's," by Richard C. Richardson, Jr.; and "Meeting the Challenges with New Leadership Development Programs," by Paul A. Elsner. The second section focuses on the provision of effective leadership in an era of transition, presenting "Dimensions of Change Confronting Institutional Leaders," by Robert H. McCabe; "Leadership and Community Change," by Joshua L. Smith;"New Relationships with Government, Business, and Industry," by John M. Terrey; and "Leadership and Technological Innovation," by Ronald W. Bush and W. Clark Ames. The final section addresses the theme of developing community college leaders for tomorrow in the essays "Defining and Locating Effective Leaders," by Margaret MacTavish; "Tapping Neglected Leadership Sources," by Judith S. Eaton; "Developing Leaders through Graduate Education," by Thomas W. Fryer, Jr.; and "Building Leadership Expertise through On-the-Job Experience," by R. Jan LeCroy. Finally, Jim Palmer reviews ERIC literature dealing with the community college presidency. (AYC)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Leadership, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($8.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.