A significant contribution to the literature about American community colleges, this guide describes the community college system in each state in terms of its purpose, history, and the current status of its governance, funding, and enrollment. Forty-eight contributors, who are professional community college leaders, have written about the schools in their respective states. The coeditors all have substantial high-level administrative experience in individual community colleges or state community college systems. This publication provides valuable insights regarding how community colleges began in each state, their amazing growth in the 20th century, and the challenges they face as they enter the next millennium.
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About the Author
Terrence A..Tollefson is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He previously taught at North Carolina State University, where he was editor of Community College Review.