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Harbour, Clifford P. – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: This article reports on a study of archival legal and administrative texts generated during desegregation litigation instituted during the 1970s to enforce Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The specific focus of the research was on North Carolina and actions taken by the University of North Carolina and the state's Department of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Desegregation, Higher Education, Civil Rights Legislation
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Eddy, Pamela L.; Khwaja, Tehmina – Community College Review, 2019
Purpose: This research sought to determine if the gendered discourse on community college leadership has changed since Amey and Twombly published their analysis of community college literature in 1992. Argument: More women now lead 2-year colleges than ever before, and conceptions of leadership have evolved over time; but has the language used to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Gender Differences, College Administration, Instructional Leadership
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Palmadessa, Allison L. – Community College Review, 2017
Purpose: America's College Promise (ACP) is a legislative initiative introduced by President Obama to increase access to higher education, to build the economy, and to support his earlier American Graduation Initiative. This legislation has the potential to settle among the ranks of the most influential federal higher education aid and access…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Policy
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Zhang, Yi – Community College Review, 2011
This article--the first in the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) Review Essays Series--reviews the literature concerning education-abroad opportunities for community college students. The article examines the benefits accrued to students through overseas study, briefly notes the history of education-abroad programs, and summarizes…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Two Year College Students, Literature Reviews
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Kirsch, Magda – Community College Review, 2010
After an overview of the history of short-cycle education within the Bologna process, this article details the development of short-cycle higher education policy in Flanders, the largest of the three communities in the Federal Kingdom of Belgium. By developing a Flemish national qualification framework in agreement with the European qualification…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualifications, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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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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Moeck, Pat G.; Katsinas, Stephen G.; Hardy, David E.; Bush, V. Barbara – Community College Review, 2008
Many rural community colleges have long provided on-campus housing. This article profiles the availability of housing at rural community colleges in 2001-2002 and 2005-2006, examines the factors that will continue to make on-campus housing an important service at rural institutions, and draws on 2005-2006 data from the Institutional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, On Campus Students, College Housing
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Ignash, Jan M.; Slotnick, Ruth C. – Community College Review, 2007
To address the teacher shortage, some states have developed special associate's degrees in teacher education. This article explores the prevalence and structure of these specialized associate's degrees and presents a case for their development to smooth the transfer pathway for community college students who wish to become teachers. (Contains 3…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Teacher Education
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Mullin, Christopher M.; Honeyman, David S. – Community College Review, 2007
Community college funding formulas are tools utilized to substantiate the acquisition of funds and delineate the cost of education. This study develops a typology of community college funding formulas placing 48 states in three categories and five subcategories. (Contains 5 tables.)
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Classification, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Barbeau, Joseph E.; Dubois, Eugene E. – Community College Review, 1976
The history of cooperative education, which combines classroom learning with practical job experience in a structured program, is traced, and benefits accuring to the school, students, and community are outlined.
Descriptors: Community Benefits, Cooperative Education, Educational Benefits, Educational History
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Lombardi, John – Community College Review, 1976
The widely held myth of the low-tuition/no-tuition community college as necessary for democratization of higher education is dispelled by the author through use of empirical data on community college tuition, both in historical and contemporary contexts. An equalization of community college tuition with that of four-year colleges is not unlikely…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Educational Trends, Tuition
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Long, Huey B. – Community College Review, 1975
The adult evening schools of colonial America served a mixed clientele and provided instruction in a variety of subjects. Although most historians have described evening schoolmasters as incompetent frauds, research indicates that such descriptions are generally unjust and unfounded. (NHM)
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Evening Programs
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Pullias, Earl V. – Community College Review, 1975
The higher education system of the United States evolved from the English college, the land grant college, and the German university. The land grant college, which combined lofty idealism with hard practicality, and which established the concept of education for the masses, is a true forerunner of our community colleges today. (DC)
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Higher Education
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Austell, David B., Jr. – Community College Review, 1986
Reports on interviews conducted to assess the status of humanities instruction in North Carolina's community colleges. Includes Dallas Herring's reflections on the establishment and growth of the state's community college system. Summarizes interviews with central office representatives and two-year college managers concerning the mission and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Curriculum, College Role, Community Colleges
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Ratcliff, James L. – Community College Review, 1986
Assesses William Rainey Harper's role in the junior college movement, covering his founding of junior colleges, his plan for educational excellence, and the impact of his ideas on curriculum reform. Sees Harper's major legacy in the distinction he clarified between the curricular organization of community colleges and liberal arts colleges. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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