By L. Allen Phelps
In the midst of a not easy fiscal restoration, the nation’s coverage makers and schooling leaders are seeking for new and in all probability better concepts to align own and public academic investments with activity construction, elevated degrees of employment, small company improvement, and entrepreneurial task. attaining the 2020 nationwide university finishing touch target would require robust and entirely applied suggestions in two-year schools, relatively in states and areas the place financial problems are extra deeply entrenched.
Grounded within the Midwest context, this specific factor examines numerous promising guidelines and ideas that re-envision the function of two-year schools in constructing nearby instead of neighborhood recommendations to the rising monetary and academic challenges.
This is the 157th quantity of this Jossey-Bass quarterly file sequence. necessary to the pro libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and different leaders in modern open-door associations, New instructions for group Colleges offers specialist information in assembly the demanding situations in their distinct and increasing academic mission.
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Advancing the Regional Role of Two-Year Colleges: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 157 (J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges) by L. Allen Phelps