ERIC Number: ED339404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
College Cambrian College Board of Governors Resource Manual.
Barber, Paula; Lafrance, Glenys
Intended as a resource manual for new and continuing governing board members of College Cambrian College (CCC) in Ontario, Canada, this five-part guide includes information on board member orientation; the Ontario College System (OCS); the history, mission and operations of CCC; activities, responsibilities, and tenure of board members; and governance topics. Following a brief introduction, section I provides a flowchart explicating the process of board member orientation, an orientation process checklist, and an orientation evaluation form. Section II reviews the origins and development of the OCS, describes the role of the Ministry of Colleges and Universities and the Ministry of Skills Development, discusses other provincial and federal agencies, reviews the role of the Ontario Council of Regents of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, and describes the Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario. Section III presents detailed information on CCC, examining the college's mission and objectives, history, special educational programs and other learning opportunities, and student government. This section also contains fact sheets and an organizational flowchart. Next, section IV lists the board members; reviews 1991 nomination and appointment protocol; lists board committee members; presents operational budgets. Finally, section V provides a list of suggested strategies for effective boardsmanship, reviews the responsibilities of the board chair, examines different types of governing boards, discusses concepts of policy formation, and provides articles on effective governance and board participation. (PAA)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Board Administrator Relationship, College Administration, Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Governance, Governing Boards, Guides, Institutional Mission, Resource Materials, Two Year Colleges
College Cambrian College, 1400 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada P3A 3VB ($25.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Cambrian Coll., Sudbury (Ontario).