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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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Cutler White, Carol – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: This study of higher education governance had three questions: (a) How does higher education attainment policy vary in type, quantity, and focus across state governance arrangements? (b) How do per capita income, population, educational development, and higher education regional compact combine with state-level higher education…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Governance
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Community College Review, 2014
This article examines the case of how the City University of New York (CUNY)--its central administrative offices and two of its community colleges--has addressed the issue of college access for undocumented immigrants in its implementation of New York's college in-state resident tuition (ISRT) policy for this population. It highlights the role of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Program Implementation, Postsecondary Education
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Oliver, Diane E.; Hioco, Barbara – Community College Review, 2012
The purpose of this article is to describe a decision-making framework developed for use by community college administrators and higher education faculty members who teach graduate courses in community college administration or leadership. The rationale for developing a decision-making approach that integrates ethics and critical thinking was…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Management Development, Leadership
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Wood, J. Luke; Hilton, Adriel A. – Community College Review, 2012
This article encourages community college leaders to employ ethical paradigms when constructing and considering alternative courses of action in decision-making processes. The authors discuss four previously articulated paradigms (e.g., ethic of justice, ethic of critique, ethic of care, and ethic of the profession) and propose an additional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Ethics, Models
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Propheter, Geoffrey; Jez, Su Jin – Community College Review, 2012
Recent improprieties by community college administrators have scarred the public trust. Efforts to secure against maladministration are firmly rooted in utilitarian and deontological ethics. In this article, the authors argue that these common approaches cannot remedy maladministration in the community college because utilitarianism and deontology…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Ethics, Administrators
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Levin, John S.; Cox, Elizabeth M.; Cerven, Christine; Haberler, Zachary – Community College Review, 2010
This study identifies and examines the key practices of California community college programs that have demonstrated success in improving (or that have shown significant potential to improve) the achievement of underrepresented groups whose educational attainment often lags behind the attainment of relatively well-off White students. Unlike many…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Industry, Educational Attainment, College Programs
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Ayers, David F. – Community College Review, 2009
Critical discourse analysis was employed to examine the narratives collected from 40 community college administrators who were asked to recount their experience in an event, activity, or decision that challenged their values. The analysis yielded three findings. First, contradictions emerged between the administrators' educational and professional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Discourse Analysis, Administrator Attitudes, Conflict of Interest
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Eaton, Judith S. – Community College Review, 2007
Arthur M. Cohen has spoken to community college leaders on a diverse array of issues for many years. This article focuses on his contributions to this leadership in three major areas: (a) providing a vision of community colleges as collegiate institutions, (b) offering valuable and thought-provoking insight into the current context for community…
Descriptors: Leadership, Community Colleges, College Administration, College Role
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Eddy, Pamela L.; VanDerLinden, Kim E. – Community College Review, 2006
The higher education literature suggests that alternative leadership styles are replacing the traditionally held definitions of leadership and provide new and different (and possibly superior) ways to understand leadership. This article looks for parallels within the current leadership literature to see if community college administrators use the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, Definitions, Leadership Styles
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McArthur, Ronald C. – Community College Review, 2002
Argues that community college organization at the department level presents challenging leadership issues for the newly appointed department chair. Asserts that existing culture, which looks upon the chair with some mistrust, demands chairs who behave as peers rather than military commanders. Concludes that democratic leadership is the most…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Effectiveness, College Administration
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Ayers, David – Community College Review, 2002
Contends that executive-level administrators must provide strategic leadership of the institutional mission if their community colleges are to adapt and respond to learner needs. Reports that content analyses of mission statements from 102 colleges revealed seven salient themes: access, workforce and economic development, comprehensive…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Presidents, College Role
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Brown, Linda; Martinez, Mario; Daniel, David – Community College Review, 2002
Discusses results of a 2001 survey of 128 community college instructional leaders, in which respondents identified skills necessary to effective community college leadership. Reports that communication skills were noted as most important, especially the ability to listen and offer feedback; leadership skills, such as developing a vision, were also…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Qualifications, College Administration, College Presidents
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Bryant, Alyssa N. – Community College Review, 2001
Reviews the literature on recent shifts in student composition at the community college, and the resulting changes in college mission and policies. Also discusses student assessment and placement, student success and retention, and post-college earnings. (Contains 41 references.) (AUTH/NB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, College Administration, College Planning, College Students
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Cejda, Brent D.; McKenney, Cynthia B.; Burley, Hansel – Community College Review, 2001
Presents the findings of a national study of community college chief academic officers. Examines the sequence of positions held by individuals who currently occupy the position of chief academic officer, and identifies six, three-sequence career lines representing 44 percent of the sample. (Contains 29 references.) (KS)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Careers, College Administration, College Presidents
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