Monthly Archives: December 2010

As Boggs Departs, Bumphus Prepares To Take Helm of AACC

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week When George R. Boggs arrived in Washington, D.C., from California a decade ago to become the ninth president of the American Association of Community Colleges, he was smart, committed, ambitious and thoroughly bewildered. … Continue reading

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Free Speech Rules Can Create Legal Risks for Colleges

By Mary L. Dowell and David A. Urban The 1960s and early 1970s established public college campuses as areas in which Americans exercised free speech rights with unprecedented vigor. The results included highly visible clashes between students, protesters, and academic administration; … Continue reading

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Fastest-Growing Community Colleges, 2010 Edition

Shifting Emphasis Completion Agenda Dominates Even as Colleges Struggle with Enrollment Climb  By Paul Bradley Editor Community College WeekCommunity College Week That enrollment at community colleges have skyrocketed to record levels since the Great Recession took hold in 2007 hardly … Continue reading

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Community College Enrollment Surges as Economy Sags

Victor M.H. Borden Indiana University Bloomington. Last year’s analysis of the Fastest Growing Community Colleges began with a reference to the national economic collapse that was just over a year in progress. Because the analysis relies on national data that … Continue reading

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Advance Planning is Critical to Colleges In Dealing With Campus Violence

Felipe H. Chia Professor of Management and Marketing HACC, Harrisburg, Pa. Many Americans tend to see the United States as an invincible colossus, a perception that is far different from what our adversaries tend to see when they look at … Continue reading

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