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Cutler White, Carol – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: This study of higher education governance had three questions: (a) How does higher education attainment policy vary in type, quantity, and focus across state governance arrangements? (b) How do per capita income, population, educational development, and higher education regional compact combine with state-level higher education…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Governance
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Romano, Richard M.; Kirshstein, Rita J.; D'Amico, Mark; Hom, Willard; Van Noy, Michelle – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: In the first study of its kind, the impact of excluding noncredit enrollments in calculations of spending in community colleges is explored. Noncredit enrollments are not reported to Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), but expenditures for these efforts are. This study corrects for this omission and provides new…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Noncredit Courses, Enrollment, Computation
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Donahue, John – Community College Review, 2003
Examines the leadership perspective of three community college board chairs that were examined in a three part study using qualitative data. Themes of facilitation, communication, information, participation, expectation, and collaboration emerged from the data. Author summarizes the chair's perspective and offers a guide to board chair leadership.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Governing Boards, Institutional Administration, Leadership
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Herring, W. Dallas – Community College Review, 1974
Author offered a few conditions which he thought ought to exist and which might help aid the making of a consistent national policy in education. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Government Role
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1974
Article focused on the value of some type of faculty evaluation scheme in all community colleges and discussed some guidelines for creating such a scheme. (RK)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Practices, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Evaluation
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Townsend, Barbara K. – Community College Review, 1984
Stresses the importance of community college faculty support for institutional purposes, missions, and directions, and the interrelationship of the issues of institutional identity and faculty support. Finds a strong college identity essential in competing for private donations, government funds, and students. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges, Faculty College Relationship
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Poole, Lawrence H.; Wattenbarger, James L. – Community College Review, 1977
Results of a recent study indicate that collective bargaining in community colleges has had little influence on several areas of administrative policy. However, it has had a substantial impact on administrator selection, class size, the calendar, evening and summer loads, grievance procedures, and overload. It has also given teachers a voice in…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Collective Bargaining, Community Colleges, Governance
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Grote, James R. – Community College Review, 1977
Community colleges must become more aware and readily responsive to shifts in peoples' career needs and in the manpower needs of the economy. The services available at other institutions should be taken into account in determining the appropriate breadth and variety of community college occupational programs. (Author/JDS)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Job Skills, Labor Needs
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1979
Stresses that shared responsibility between administrators and faculty is necessary to enhance the educational process in the two-year college. Argues that collective bargaining is not a panacea, and that faculty must play a major role in assessing the quality of education. (JG)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Policy
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Klapstein, Earl K.; Steed, S. Paul – Community College Review, 1979
Describes the educational master planning process used in the Los Rios Community College District (California) to develop policy and administrative proposals. Illustrates problems in collecting and presenting data and techniques for constructing meaningful reports that are jargon-free, easily updated, and use clear, uncluttered graphs. (JG)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Data Collection
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Schultz, Raymond E. – Community College Review, 1976
The following steps and alternatives should be considered in developing a well-balanced plan for staff reduction: maintaining current enrollment figures; pinpointing areas of under- and overstaffing; reducing non-salary expenditures; encouraging voluntary reduction; terminating non-tenured faculty; formulating due process procedures; helping…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Job Layoff, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education
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Laden, Berta Vigil – Community College Review, 1996
Reviews literature on the gap between research and policymaking in the community college. Describes a pilot study focusing on how administrators define research, what research informs their decisions, and what research they would find most relevant. Suggests that collaborative research involving members of the college and outside researchers would…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, College Planning, College Presidents
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Bragg, Debra D.; Layton, James D. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study examining the impact of the Tech Prep Education Act on the initial implementation of federally supported Tech Prep Initiatives. Based on telephone survey responses from all 50 state Tech Prep leaders, reviews findings concerning the funding of Tech Prep consortia, state and local administrative structures, policies and goals, and…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrative Organization, Community Colleges, Consortia
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Romano, Richard M. – Community College Review, 1986
Applies economic theory to questions concerning the public financing of two-year colleges. Highlights two analytical constructs used in recommending educational policy: the principle of externalities and the theory of human capital. Considers the effect of academic/vocational program mix on educational financing and issues of equity and access.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Economics, Educational Economics
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Bender, Louis W. – Community College Review, 1986
Looks at the ways in which the deregulation of business and industry may affect community colleges in the years ahead, using the banking industry as an illustration. Argues that the deregulation of higher education requires that community college leadership programs examine past assumptions and develop new strategies. (LAL)
Descriptors: Banking, College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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