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Anzai, Shinobu; Paik, Chie Matsuzawa – Community College Review, 2012
Two-year colleges have played an important role in providing postsecondary education for women in postwar Japan. More recently, a dwindling college-bound population in Japan has resulted in a drastic decrease in the number of and enrollment in 2-year colleges. This study explored the motivations and aspirations of 12 Japanese female students to…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Haire, Evelyn C. – Community College Review, 1974
Outlines the major responsibilities of trustees to students, community, and college. Recommends appropriate roles regarding educational programs, college administration, finances, the state legislature, the community, and the secondary school system. Suggests self-evaluation procedures to ensure efficiency. (DC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Educational Programs, Governance
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Garland, Peter H.; Martorana, S. V. – Community College Review, 1988
Discusses political factors affecting educational leaders' ability to alter the constitutional and statutory status of community colleges. Reviews literature on policy formation for higher education and community colleges, and political culture at the state and subsystem levels. Describes a study of the relationships between political behavior and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Legislation, Government School Relationship, Leadership
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Puyear, Don – Community College Review, 1987
Discusses the efforts of the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges to curtail the rise of tuition in the community college system. Describes the methods and findings of a study to determine the enrollment impact of a $0.75 per credit hour tuition reduction. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Choice, Community Colleges, Educational Legislation, Enrollment Influences
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Charles, Searle F.; Hale, Earl – Community College Review, 1994
Discusses the responsibilities of those who lead state-level community college governing boards. Discusses the importance of leadership skills, coordination of agencies, communication within the college system, confronting political agendas, and interacting with legislators. Indicates that good state directors are educators who know the value of…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Administration
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Luna, Gaye – Community College Review, 1989
Reviews legislation and court decisions advancing wage and job equity for minorities and women in academic settings. Discusses provisions of the Equal Pay Act and Title VII, legal precedents for pay equity, and recent court decisions supporting voluntary affirmative action plans. (DMM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation
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Bender, Louis W. – Community College Review, 1986
Looks at the ways in which the deregulation of business and industry may affect community colleges in the years ahead, using the banking industry as an illustration. Argues that the deregulation of higher education requires that community college leadership programs examine past assumptions and develop new strategies. (LAL)
Descriptors: Banking, College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Change
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Martorana, S. V.; Garland, Peter H. – Community College Review, 1985
Reports on a survey of state directors of community college education conducted to identify significant actions taken by state legislatures to guide public policy for community colleges. Provides information on legislation considered or enacted in 1983. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Legislation, National Surveys, Public Policy