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McNair, Delores E.; Duree, Christopher A.; Ebbers, Larry – Community College Review, 2011
Although much has been written about preparing community college leaders, little is known about how presidents believe they might have better prepared for the role. Using presidential narratives from a national study, this article describes how presidents perceive gaps in prior preparation and offers recommendations to support the professional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Bassoppo-Moyo, Sheila; Townsend, Barbara – Community College Review, 1997
Describes a survey designed to elicit from a national sample of community college chief academic officers their perceptions of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to be an effective academic administrator, currently and in the future. Appendix includes a copy of the survey. (12 citations) (YKH)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Qualifications
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Boardman, Gerald R.; Mendenhall, Elton – Community College Review, 1979
Describes a study of manpower needs and job opportunities available in the Mid-Plains Nebraska Community College area as revealed in interviews with 827 employers. Tables outline present and estimated future employment needs as well as occupational groupings and related instructional programs ranked by need. (MB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections
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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