Community College Foundations

Contemporary community colleges are uniquely situated, serving students in higher education who come from varied backgrounds, and fulfill an array of social and economic roles in a complex global economic environment. This course offers a foundational overview of community colleges, including organization, leadership, governance, finance, administration and student/faculty demographics. We will review the history of community colleges and their evolution from the turn of the 20th century, discuss leadership in community colleges and consider current issues and decisions facing administrators of higher education working in community colleges today.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Education
Number: 
EDUC 690A
Semester: 
Fall 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 to Monday, September 17, 2018
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