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Staurowsky, Ellen J. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2009
Despite the role that female athletes at the community college level played, it is interesting to note that there is little in the way of a comprehensive history of women's college sports at two-year institutions. To situate the current state of gender equity in athletic programs in two-year institutions in context, this article presents a brief…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Community Colleges, Sex Fairness, Womens Athletics
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Moore, Dan E. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1984
Describes the purposes and methodology of a statewide needs assessment survey conducted in Pennsylvania to determine priorities for cooperative Extension Service programs, assess preferences for state and local community policies, and gather information on citizen characteristics and behavior. Focuses on findings related to educational priorities.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Needs, Needs Assessment
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Charles, Searle F., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1978
The successes and failures in balancing state and local control of public community colleges are explored in this collection of essays describing effective and non-effective coordinating and planning efforts. Vincent S. Darnowski explores the Connecticut community colleges' struggle with a centralized state bureaucracy. Sidney W. Brossman uses the…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Community Control, Decision Making
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Shoemaker, Elwood A. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1978
A relatively low level of state funding and an emphasis on cooperative efforts between local boards and state organizations to resolve problems have enabled Pennsylvania community colleges to maintain local control. They now face increased state funding leading to greater state control and a general trend toward more centralized control. (LS)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Centralization, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Woodbury, Kenneth B., Jr. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1988
Describes the approach to articulation and transfer being used among Pennsylvania's two- and four-year institutions and its two basic principles: to protect the integrity of the associate degree and to ensure the equitable treatment of transfer students. Describes how dual admissions arrangements facilitate interinstitutional cooperation. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, College Transfer Students, Colleges