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Campaign for College Opportunity, 2018
In the next four years, the Governor of California will have the opportunity to appoint more than 40 key leaders to California's higher education governing boards. These individuals will shape higher education in the state for years to come by hiring leaders and adopting policies that directly affect students' ability to succeed. The University of…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Higher Education, Student Diversity, Racial Composition
Siqueiros, Michele – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2020
The University of California (UC) Board of Regents, the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Board of Governors, and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) are responsible for selecting college and university chancellors and presidents. They also set policies on academics, admissions,…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Higher Education, Student Diversity, Racial Composition
Jacob Cutshall-Church – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The purpose of this descriptive, quantitative study is to explore the matriculation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who were previously enrolled in dual enrollment courses while in high school at one of the 13 public community colleges in Tennessee. Percentages, means, standard deviations, ranges, percentages, and proportions were used to…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, College Admission, College Freshmen, Community College Students
North Carolina Community College System, 2018
The Performance Measures for Student Success Report is the North Carolina Community College System's major accountability document. This annual performance report is based on data compiled during the previous year and serves to inform colleges and the public on the performance of their 58 community colleges. In 1993, the State Board of Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Accountability, Performance
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Hannah G. Truitt; Meredith K. Ginley; Kelly N. Foster; Rajkumar J. Sevak; Nicholas E. Hagemeier – Community College Review, 2024
Objective: Despite community colleges accounting for 34% of all undergraduate enrollment, research on substance-use patterns among community college students is limited. Community college students may engage in substance use differently than their 4-year university counterparts due to differences in psychosocial factors and decreased availability…
Descriptors: Community College Students, Stimulants, Smoking, Substance Abuse
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2014
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2014 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 36th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Full Time Equivalency, Full Time Students, Enrollment Trends
Jacobs, Marvin Jones – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examined the leadership styles of community college presidents and chancellors in the Midwestern part of the United States on leadership styles they embraced based on their personal characteristics, age, gender, education and experience in higher education, location, and other prevailing personal characteristics. The three leadership…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Leadership Styles, Transformational Leadership
California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office, 2013
This is a report on distance education in the California Community College. This is the seventh report to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG) per BOG Standing Order 409 (b) "that evaluates the effectiveness of distance education and education technology system wide and provides analysis of data demographically (by age,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Community Colleges, Management Systems, Information Systems
Community College League of California, 2014
In Spring 1995, as the chancellor positions at Chabot-Las Positas, Contra Costa, Foothill-DeAnza, Los Rios and San Francisco Community College Districts were either vacant or about to be vacated, the leadership of the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) noted that many CEO positions in the California system had…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Tenure, Superintendents
Dean, Cynthia I. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this causal-comparative study was to compare the effects of gender on the perceptions that members of the boards of trustees of community colleges have of community college presidents. This study was guided by two research questions; the first one comparing the participants' perceptions of the male and female leader with the…
Descriptors: Trustees, Comparative Analysis, Gender Differences, Attitude Measures
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, 2023
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning serves as the governing board overseeing the eight public universities in Mississippi, including the University of Mississippi Medical Center located in Jackson. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the accrediting body for each of the public universities in Mississippi.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Public Colleges, Research and Development
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, 2022
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning serves as the governing board overseeing the eight public universities in Mississippi, including the University of Mississippi Medical Center located in Jackson. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the accrediting body for each of the public universities in Mississippi.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Public Colleges, Research and Development
Kelly Ann Holt – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Higher education research supports that diverse faculty reflecting the students' ethnic and gender diversity is best practice to facilitate students of color academic success. Yet regrettably the underrepresentation of faculty of color in higher education is a historic and ongoing problem. Further, may scholars point to college senior leaders as…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Instructional Leadership, Diversity (Faculty), Student Diversity
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, 2021
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning serves as the governing board overseeing the eight public universities in Mississippi, including the University of Mississippi Medical Center located in Jackson. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the accrediting body for each of the public universities in Mississippi.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Public Colleges, Research and Development
Humpherys, Bryce Ralph – ProQuest LLC, 2012
At both a national and state level there is a growing need for skilled workers in the labor force. Educating low skilled adults is one way to address this need. Adult education programs teach low skilled adults basic academic skills to prepare them for work and life in U.S. society. Until recently little attention was paid to transitioning…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Adult Education, Two Year College Students, Adult Students
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