ERIC Number: EJ787885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Editor's Choice Essay: Remembering Raymond J. Young and the Grass-Roots Development of Community Colleges from 1950 to 1976
Katsinas, Stephen G.
Community College Review, v35 n4 p336-363 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 colleges in 33 states between 1955 and 1976.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Change Agents, Community Action, Community Development, Profiles, Educational Development, Community Involvement, Curriculum Enrichment, Intellectual History, Educational History, Historical Interpretation, Instructional Leadership, Essays, Literature Reviews
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Michigan; Ohio