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Highlights from Community College Month

Thank you for making Community College Month a great success!

May 1, 2018

Last month, we asked ACCT members to share what they appreciate about community colleges.

New Report, Webinar Explain Role of Trustees in Accreditation Process

April 2, 2018

Experts recommend trustees serve a central role in the process and stay informed about institutional and programmatic accreditation to ensure quality and student success.

April is Community College Month!

What can trustees do?

April 1, 2018

Community College Month is a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of our institutions to communities and to students. Here are some things that trustees and boards can do to bring attention to your college:

Announcing the ACCT Student Trustee Advisory Committee

January 24, 2018

ACCT is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for student trustees to become more closely involved with ACCT.  The ACCT Board of Directors recently approved the creation of the S

Boards Support and Nurture Leadership

In the Know with ACCT: How Boards Support and Nurture Leadership

A podcast on issues in community colleges

January 15, 2018

The urgency attached to the board's role in selecting, supporting, and positioning their institution and new presidents to thrive and excel cannot be overstated.

Joint Statement on The Baccalaureate Degree as Entry-level Preparation for Professional Nursing Practice

December 14, 2017

On behalf of the nation’s 1,108 community colleges and the more than 6,500 elected and appointed governing board trustees, we write to express our strong opposition to the position statement entitled, “The Baccalaureate Degree as Entry-level Prepa

2017-18 ACCT Board of Directors Election Results

October 3, 2017

Washington, D.C. - New officers and members of the ACCT Board of Directors were elected during the 2017 ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27.

ACCT association awardees

2017 ACCT Association Awardees Announced

October 2, 2017

WASHINGTON—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Association Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional boa

Statement on October 1, 2017 Shooting in Las Vegas

October 2, 2017

From September 25 – 28, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) convened its 48th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada. The association’s board, staff and members join the rest of the country in mourning the devastation visited upon the City of Las Vegas last night.

Statement Regarding Unprecedented Hurricane Season

September 19, 2017

A number of community colleges thus far have sustained substantial damages in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our nation’s community colleges have weathered these storms with admirable resilience, serving as resources for their communities even after enduring great hardships. With a historic third category-five hurricane moving through the Caribbean, ACCT is concerned for those in Maria's path.

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