Presidents and Analysts Discuss Contemporary Challenges: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 156 (Google eBook)
John J. Prihoda
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 5, 2012 - Education - 112 pages
Since their inception, America’s community colleges haveundergone continuous change. They must, because their mission is toprovide learning vital for those who face local as well as globaltransformations, and that requires vigilant, vigorous commitment.
This volume contains insights from men and women who have ledthe thinking and practice in these colleges to current historicalheights. They were asked to forecast solutions to today's mostcritical problems as well as to identify opportunities that willlikely engage tomorrow's community college leaders. In addition, aprevailing university authority was asked to review the supportsystem traditionally relied upon to provide expertise to facultyand administrators.
"Presidents and Analysts Discuss Contemporary Issues"collects decades of experience from extraordinary leaders andplaces that wisdom in readers' hands.
This is the 156th volume of this Jossey-Bassquarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries ofpresidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today'sopen-door institutions, New Directions for CommunityColleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challengesof their distinctive and expanding educational mission.