Category Archives: Shared Governance

It’s a Tie: Walla Walla, Santa Barbara Share Aspen Prize

By Paul Bradley Editor, CCWeek WASHINGTON — Two West Coast community colleges with different missions but common goals share the second Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of achievement and performance among the country’s  community colleges. … Continue reading

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Leaders at AACC Convention Urged To Hold Fast To Open Access Mission

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week NEW ORLEANS — From its opening moments, when students via a video link pledged in unison to join the completion agenda, to the closing party, which featured a joyous version of “When the Saints … Continue reading

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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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White House Summit Fixes Spotlight On Two-Year Schools

(This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. … Continue reading

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Maximizing Efficiencies and Cutting Administrative Costs

Ivy Tech’s Commitment to Efficiency Makes Most of Indiana’s Investment (This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Thomas J. Snyder President Ivy Tech Community College Gov. Mitch Daniels HAS implored Indiana’s public … Continue reading

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Summit Leaves Leaders Wanting More

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. Often neglected, frequently overlooked and sometimes even ridiculed, two-year colleges were explicitly recognized at … Continue reading

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POV: Shared Governance

Collaborative Governance Depends on Mutual Respect (This article appeared in the Sept. 6, 2010 edition of Community College Week) By Dan C. Jones Professor Emeritus Wytheville Community College (Virgina) Now retired after a career of community college service in diverse … Continue reading

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