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Eddy, Pamela L. – Community College Review, 2010
Community college leaders serve as linchpins for framing meaning on campus. The current pressures on institutions (given declining financial resources, demands for accountability, changing faculty ranks, and societal need for new knowledge) require presidents to juggle multiple priorities while presenting a cohesive message to campus constituents.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Leadership, Presidents
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Frankland, Tammy – Community College Review, 2010
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to discover how six community college presidents who were undergraduate English majors construct the stories of their academic and professional journeys. Findings were synthesized using three themes--boundaries, connections, and transformations--as an interpretative framework. The selected presidents…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Undergraduate Study, English
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Hendrick, Lawrence C. – Community College Review, 1986
Reports on a survey of faculty and administrator attitudes toward, and use and knowledge of, instructional television. Suggests strategies to increase the use of instructional television; e.g., create a need for change, promote the advantages of instructional television, and show how instructional television is compatible with institutional…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adoption (Ideas), Change Strategies, College Faculty
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Wattenbarger, James L.; Vader, Nancy J. – Community College Review, 1986
Describes a study of the institutional adaptations and strategies employed by community colleges in minimizing the problems associated with changes in sources of revenue. Summarizes findings based on a literature review and a survey of college presidents. Recommends strategies for adjusting to funding changes. (AYC)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Problems
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Twombly, Susan B. – Community College Review, 1986
Discusses a study of the labor market, occupational mobility, and job ladders of top-level two-year college administrators. Finds the mobility of administrators (particularly presidents, chief academic officers, and chief student affairs officers) largely within postsecondary institutions and more specifically within two-year colleges. Discusses…
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Ladders, Community Colleges, Employment Patterns