ERIC Number: ED295694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Journal of the American Association of Women in Community and Junior Colleges, 1988.
Journal of the American Association of Women in Community and Junior Colleges, 1988
Seeking to serve as an advocate for equity and excellence in community and junior colleges, this annual journal contains articles presenting research, model programs, and innovative ideas concerning women staff and students in two-year colleges. The 1988 issue contains the following articles: (1) "Moving Up: Advancement Strategies for Women in Higher Education," by Steven W. Jones, which suggests that women interested in top management positions increase their levels of education, master general and job-specific skills, develop networks of contacts, seek opportunities to demonstrate their ability, enlist mentors and sponsors, emulate successful leadership styles, and expand organizational affiliations; (2) "Weighing the Costs of Upward Mobility," by Linda J. Reisser, which reports on a survey to identify factors which might cause top female administrators in Washington community colleges to consider resigning; (3) "Mentoring as an Advancement Tool," by Sylvia Pellish, which advocates an increase in mentoring activities on college campuses as a means for the professional advancement of women in higher education; (4) "The Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar: New Leaders for California's Community Colleges," by Pamila Fisher, Ruth Hemming, and Robin Richards, which presents the findings of a follow-up study of 300 women who participated in a training program for women in key community college leadership positions to determine its impact on their professional lives; (5) "Women and Work: Comparable Worth in Community Colleges," by Gaye Luna, which predicts the social, political, economic, administrative, and institutional effects of implementing comparable worth policies in education; and (6) "The Leader's Project: Process and Product That Work," by Gail James, which highlights several 1987 projects sponsored by the "Leaders for the 80's" program. (MDB)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Females, Leadership Training, Mentors, Professional Development, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Women in Community and Junior Colleges Mail Service, 2907 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. American Association of Women in Community and Junior Colleges.