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Fugate, Amy L.; Amey, Marilyn J. – Community College Review, 2000
Reports findings from interviews of 22 faculty that elicited perceptions of their career paths, early-stage career roles, and the role played by faculty development. Finds that the majority chose the community college because of its emphasis on teaching and that their career roles changed over time. Makes recommendations for faculty recruitment,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Ladders, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Cejda, Brent D.; McKenney, Cynthia B.; Burley, Hansel – Community College Review, 2001
Presents the findings of a national study of community college chief academic officers. Examines the sequence of positions held by individuals who currently occupy the position of chief academic officer, and identifies six, three-sequence career lines representing 44 percent of the sample. (Contains 29 references.) (KS)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Careers, College Administration, College Presidents
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Cloud, Robert C. – Community College Review, 1991
Examines job stress among public college and university administrators in terms of causes (e.g., excessive demands, insufficient resources, faculty hostility, and trustee divisions) and consequences (e.g., shortening terms of office and difficulty recruiting faculty to administrative positions). Advocates stress management training for…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrators, Career Ladders, College Administration
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Torbert, Brison – Community College Review, 1990
Outlines self-enrichment activities for faculty, administrators, and students that can improve working conditions and promotion opportunities, e.g., getting a personal business card, developing a contacts list, examining the institution, conducting research on classroom and business trends, joining "power organizations," and making a master…
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Development, Career Ladders, College Faculty
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Twombly, Susan B. – Community College Review, 1987
Describes a study of the career paths of 155 community college presidents to determine influences on the rate at which the first presidency is attained. Investigates differences in terms of age and education between presidents who began their careers as faculty members and those who began as administrators. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Age, Career Ladders
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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