ERIC Number: ED367410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Managing Community Colleges: A Handbook for Effective Practice.
Cohen, Arthur M., Ed.; Brawer, Florence B., Ed.
This collection of essays focuses on the administration of contemporary community colleges, including chapters describing the staffing and functioning of major offices and pertinent issues affecting each area of work. The 25 chapters of the book are: (1) "The Challenging Environment: Context, Concepts, and Crises," by Arthur M. Cohen and Florence B. Brawer; (2) "Understanding Administrative Work," by Estela Mara Bensimon; (3) "Leadership Strategies," by Richard C. Richardson, Jr., and Mimi Wolverton; (4) "Effective Presidential Leadership: Twelve Areas of Focus," by George B. Vaughan; (5) "The Governing Board," by William E. Piland; (6) "The Community College and the State," by James D. Tschechtelin; (7) "How Presidents Influence Public Policy," by Judith S. Eaton; (8)"Management Perspectives at the State Level," by Earl Hale; (9) "The President's Office," by Daniel F. Moriarty; (10) "Business and Financial Administration," by Albert L. Lorenzo; (11) "The Personnel Office," by Barbara E. Janzen; (12) "Instructional Programs," by Martha J. Kanter; (13) "Articulation and Transfer," by Trudy H. Bers; (14) "Community and Industry Programs," by Geneva Waddell; (15) "Student Services," by Charles R. Dassance; (16) "Institutional Research," by John Losak; (17) "Campus Planning and Construction," by Dan Angel and James Brader; (18) "Budgeting and Resource Allocation," by Michael H. Parsons; (19) "The Administrator's Role in Staff Management," by Edwin E. Vineyard; (20) "Faculty Evaluation and Performance Appraisal," by Albert B. Smith and Jacquelyn A. Barber; (21) "Involving the Board in Personnel Management," by Hans A. Andrews; (22) "Managing Educational Operations," by Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr., and Scott Finger; (23) "Building Relationships with the Community," by Billie Wright Dziech; (24) "Educational Planning and Assessment," by James C. Palmer; and (25) "Conclusion: The Future Context for Administration," by Cohen and Brawer. (AC)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Budgeting, College Administration, College Instruction, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Finance, Faculty Evaluation, Governing Boards, Institutional Research, Leadership, Personnel Policy, Resource Allocation, School Community Relationship, Student Personnel Services, Transfer Programs, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.