ERIC Number: EJ513897
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Changes in Mission, Governance, and Funding of Proprietary Postsecondary Missions.
Hittman, Jon A.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n91 p17-25 Fall 1995
Describes ways in which proprietary schools are becoming more like community colleges, focusing on institutional mission, funding, and governance. Indicates that the transition to career colleges is characterized by longer programs, higher academic credentials for instructors, and pursuit of accreditation and degree-granting authority. (13 citations) (MAB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Institutional Mission, Institutional Role, Postsecondary Education, Private Education, Proprietary Schools, Services, Small Colleges, Vocational Education
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