Trustee Quarterly

Trustee Quarterly magazine is the official publication of the Association of Community College Trustees. The magazine is designed to help our member trustees govern their colleges better. The magazine regularly covers such topics as public policy, governance, advocacy, leadership, CEO hiring and relations, ethics, finance, fundraising, legal issues and technology. 

ACCT welcomes submissions from members, higher education, policy, and thought leaders. 

Please contact David Conner, Managing Editor, if you are interested in submitting an article or news item.  Be sure to review the writers' guidelines to ensure your story pitch is appropriate.  This magazine publishes articles specific to governance, community college advocacy and leadership.  Unrelated story pitches will not be considered for publication.

Fall 2021

Changes and Continuity: The country, community colleges, and ACCT move toward new beginnings—but the mission remains the same.

Spring 2021

"The Secret's Out." First Lady Dr. Jill Biden returns to the White House — and the Community College National Legislative Summit — with a new message about community colleges.

Winter 2021
Opening Doors: ACCT Chair David Mathis focuses on ensuring greater opportunities for all students.

Fall 2020

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Committing to work for the change we seek. Plus, a checklist and implementation guide for community college boards.

Spring 2020

Negotiating the Future: The 2020 National Legislative Summit focused on workforce and the growing needs students face.

Winter 2020

Precision Education: As ACCT Chair, Dawn Erlandson wants to ensure that community college leaders meet the needs of every student — both in and out of the classroom.

Fall 2019

Balancing Act: Educating trustees and meeting student, institutional, and workforce demands isn't easy, but it is possible.

Spring 2019

Capitol Connections: Community college leaders convene in Washington as momentum grows for change.

Winter 2019

Second Chances: 2018-19 ACCT Chair Connie Hornbeck is a believer in the transformative nature of community colleges.