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Strengthening Community Colleges Through Institutional Collaborations: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 165
This issue illustrates examples of effective collaborationswritten by community college presidents, administrators, faculty,and leaders of state governments and national organizations. Eachhas contributed a story illustrating a successful program thatrequired the efforts of a range of individuals and recommendationsfor others to build their own successes. Topics include:
How to build effective dual enrollment programsto motivate high school students in rural areas to pursue highereducation
Why collaboration is crucial for institutionsthat apply for federal grant funding
Effective partnering with institutional researchand technology departments to advance student services andcollege-wide strategic planning
How to infuse service learning into curricula toengage and encourage minority students at community colleges tofocus their career aspirations
How to advance community college study abroadprograms through collective participation of administrators andfaculty, and outside organizations
Creating and sustaining effective partnershipsbetween a state and its local colleges.
This is the 165th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher educationquarterly report series. An essential guide for presidents, vicepresidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-doorinstitutions, this quarterly provides expert guidance in meetingthe challenges of their distinctive and expanding educationalmission.