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Plinske, Kathleen; Packard, Walter J. – Community College Review, 2010
Although the authority for hiring a community college president resides with the board of trustees, few studies have directly explored trustees' perceptions of the desired qualifications for presidents. Using a Delphi process, this study identified the characteristics, competencies, and professional experiences that Illinois community college…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Community Colleges, Governing Boards, Trustees
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Mathews, Fred L. – Community College Review, 1974
Author evaluated the role of trustees in colleges and suggested ways to overcome the abuses of accrediting agencies. (RK)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Board of Education Policy, Community Colleges, Critical Thinking
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Beehler, Michael C. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes a survey of Washington community college presidents, deans of instruction, faculty, and governing board chairs regarding influences on and changes in the role of community college presidents. Considers conflicts in role expectations of various constituencies and the impact of longevity, gender, and previous college experience. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, College Administration
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Piland, William E.; Butte, Halimah – Community College Review, 1991
Presents results of a survey of 100 randomly selected community college trustees, focusing on respondents' characteristics and views on funding, governance, and educational issues. Reports strong agreement that states should provide most community college funding and strong disagreement that boards should be involved in college administration and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, College Administration, Community Colleges
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Henry, Thomas C.; Roskens, Ronald W. – Community College Review, 1989
Describes a study of trustee ethics. Telephone interviews were conducted with 30 community college presidents to identify the extent to which trustees exhibited 17 ethical behaviors in their interactions with presidents and college employees. Only 30.6 percent of the respondents rated their trustees as always behaving ethically. (DMM)
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, College Administration, College Presidents, College Role
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Richardson, Richard C., Jr. – Community College Review, 1978
Outlines the roles of the Board of Trustees, representing community needs, and the community college president, selected for his leadership abilities in employing human and financial resources. Concludes that their interaction depends largely on characteristics of the president, including the ability to foresee consequences of an action; and to…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Community Colleges
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Koch, Emil L. – Community College Review, 1974
Article is an address given at the Fourth Annual Convention of the Association of Community College Trustees in New Orleans, La., November 1 and 2, 1973. Author offers some comments on his evaluation of college presidents. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, Job Analysis