ERIC Number: ED262852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Renewing the American Community College. The Jossey-Bass Higher Education Series.
Deegan, William L.; And Others
A framework for examining the future development of the community college and specific policy and program proposals is provided by the 13 essays in this collection. Part one, "The Community College in Perspective," includes "The Evolution of Two-Year Colleges Through Four Generations," by Dale Tillery and William L. Deegan; and "Determining Missions and Priorities for the Fifth Generation," by K. Patricia Cross. Part two, "Improving Teaching and Learning," contains "The Changing Characteristics of Community College Students," by Jonathan Warren; "Supporting Faculty Leadership for Change," by Chester H. Case; and "Creating Effective Programs for Developmental Education," by Richard A. Donovan. Part three, "Assessing Programs and Services," offers "Revitalizing Student Services," by Jane E. Matson and William L. Deegan; "Reassessing the Commitment to Community Services," by Joseph N. Hankin and Philip A. Fey; and "Establishing Linkages with Other Educational Providers," by Marvin J. Feldman. Part four, "Strengthening Governance, Finance, and Planning," is comprised of "Reforming Governance: Resolving Challenges to Institutional Authority," by Richard L. Alfred and David F. Smydra; "Designing New Structures for State and Local Collaboration," by S. V. Martorana and Eileen Kuhns; "Dealing with New Competition for Public Funds: Guidelines for Financing Community Colleges," by James L. Wattenbarger; "Effective Strategic Planning: Balancing Demands for Quality and Fiscal Realities," by Richard C. Richardson, Jr. and William R. Rhodes; and "The Process of Renewal: An Agenda for Action," by William L. Deegan, Dale Tillery, and Rudy J. Melone. (MPH)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Governance, Leadership, Program Evaluation, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 433 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 ($23.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published in cooperation with the ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges.