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Skari, Lisa Ann – Community College Review, 2014
Due to the decrease in public funding, community colleges are in a position where they need to generate private gifts. Alumni represent the largest untapped pool of prospective donors, and the success of alumni giving at 4-year institutions illustrates the potential that exists for community colleges. To develop effective fundraising strategies,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Alumni, Donors
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Katsinas, Stephen G. – Community College Review, 2008
Raymond J. Young (1923-2007) played a key role in the post-World War II development of community colleges in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and elsewhere. This article describes his scholarly and professional contributions in developing "bottom-up," grassroots citizen's participatory studies that led to the establishment of 60 community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Change Agents, Community Action, Community Development
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Raisman, Neal – Community College Review, 1994
Reports on a 1989 study which investigated course offerings (n=22,931) at 29 Michigan community colleges to determine the condition of general education. Reports low availability and breadth of general education courses, contrary to the perceptions of campus administrators surveyed. Suggests steps to evaluate and enhance general education…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges