ERIC Number: ED371122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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History of MODAC. Michigan Occupational Deans Administrative Council. 26 Years: January 25, 1967 to December 31, 1993.
Luxford, Terry E.
This document traces the history of the Michigan Occupational Deans Administrative Council (MODAC), which was initially formed in 1967 as a professional association of community college deans that would focus on topics/issues such as the following: affiliation, relationship between administration and faculty, dual relationship of community colleges to adult education and secondary schools, use of advisory committees, program development, program allocation and rationale, pretechnical articulation, sharing of previously developed proposals with other committees, uniformity of curriculum in various community colleges, status of technicians, teacher retraining, curriculum, regulation of standards, faculty recruitment, equipment, and required hours for job preparation. The following highlights of MODAC's development are discussed: beginnings and first meeting; organizing process and second meeting; selecting a name; early (1969) membership policy and membership; early constitution, by-laws, and certificate of membership; membership roster as of 1973-74, and first presidents. Presented next are summaries of all MODAC meetings held between October 1966 and December 1993 and selected comments of five deans who belonged to MODAC during its establishment. Also included are lists of MODAC members, state supervisors of postsecondary education in Michigan, and the 1993-94 MODAC membership list. (MN)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
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Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
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