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ERIC Number: ED377906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 399
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Prairie State College in Its First Quarter Century, 1957-1982: A Community College History.
Sherman, Richard G.
Written especially for students, staff, faculty, administrators, and trustees of the college, this history of Prairie State College in Illinois traces the college's development from its inception in 1957 through 1982. This book contains the following chapters: (1) "A Community Emerges"; (2) "An American Educational Institution Emerges"; (3) "Higher Education Under Siege"; (4) "A Junior College Is Founded"; (5) "A Junior College in Infancy"; (6) "Becoming a Community College"; (7) "Breaking Away and Forging a Community"; (8) "Looking toward a New Era"; (9) "Hard Problems Thwart High Hopes"; (10) "Turmoil Strikes in the Late Sixties"; (11) "Administration and Faculty Alienate"; (12) "Alienation Increases and a President Is Terminated"; (13) "New Leadership and Reappraisal"; (14) "A Main Campus at Last"; (15) "Student Services and Activities"; (16) "Faculty and Administration Strains Continue But Improve"; (17) "Carrying Out the Community College Mission"; (18) "Getting Along with the System and Neighbors"; (19) "Another Era Begins"; (20) "Adjusting to a New Campus and a New Administration"; (21) "Profile of a Community College Approaching Its First Quarter-of-a-Century"; (22) "Continuing the Task of a Community College"; (23) "Providing More Community Services"; (24) "Providing More Student Services"; (25) "Apogee and Dismay"; and (26) "The College Reaches a Milestone. (The history includes five pages of sources and a chronology). (KP)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prairie State Coll., Chicago Heights, IL.