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ERIC Number: ED397884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Achieving Administrative Diversity. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 94.
Bowen, Raymond C., Ed.; Muller, Gilbert H., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n94 Sum 1996
Focusing on the challenge of expanding administrative opportunities for minorities, the 10 essays in this volume explore the problem of underrepresentation of minority administrators at community colleges and suggest strategies for improving diversity. The following articles are provided: (1) "Paradox and Promise: Leadership and the Neglected Minorities," by George B. Vaughan; (2) "From the Projects to the Presidency: An African American Odyssey," by Raymond C. Bowen; (3) "Increasing the Latino Leadership Pipeline: Institutional and Organizational Strategies," by Isaura Santiago Santiago; (4) "The Powers of the Presidency," by Rafael L. Cortada; (5) "The Community College Presidency: An Asian Pacific American Perspective," by M. Jack Fujimoto; (6) "Gateways to Success: Urban Community Colleges and Administrative Diversity," by Gilbert H. Muller; (7) "Affirmative Action as an Equal Opportunity Opportunity," by Donald G. Phelps and Lynn Sullivan Taber; (8) "Professional Development Resources for Minority Administrators," by David R. Pierce, James R. Mahoney, and Arnold M. Kee; (9) "The Unfinished Agenda," by Reginald Wilson; and (10) "Sources and Information: Expanding Opportunities for Minority Administrators," by Jonathan Holub and Elizabeth Foote. (BCY)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Affirmative Action, College Administration, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Strategies, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Leadership Responsibility, Minority Groups, Professional Development, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 ($19; subscription: $51 individuals, $81 institutions, agencies, and libraries).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; 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.