ERIC Number: ED315123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Florida's Community Colleges: An Information Guide for Trustees.
Tallahassee Community Coll., FL.; Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.
This collection of information booklets offers an orientation for Florida community college trustees to various aspects of the state system. The collection includes: (1) an introduction to and history of the community colleges, including an overview of governance, admissions, student costs, and public service; (2) a description of the powers and responsibilities of trustees, which reviews the challenges of trusteeship, trustee appointment, legal concerns, responsibilities of the board, trustee performance goals, and public service; (3) facts and figures on the Florida Community College System; (4) an information guide on the system's 28 community colleges; (5) a discussion of board organization, composition, appointment, duties, officers, operating procedures, and rules and actions; (6) an overview of the postsecondary articulation in the state; (7) a discussion of trustee ethics, including sections on conflict of interest, special interest groups, confidentiality, and appropriate conduct; (8) information on the program review process; (9) an essay on managing community college financial resources; (10) a discussion of board/president relations and responsibilities; (11) an introduction to strategic planning; (12) an overview of trustees' legal responsibilities and liability and the body of law governing boards of trustees in Florida; (13) a guide to mandatory entry/exit student testing in Florida's community colleges; and (14) an essay on the trustee's role in public relations. The 1990 Trustee Report is attached. (JMC)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Board Administrator Relationship, Budgeting, College Planning, Community Colleges, Ethics, Financial Support, Governing Boards, Legal Responsibility, Program Evaluation, Public Relations, Student Evaluation, Trustees, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tallahassee Community Coll., FL.; Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida