The 2022 ACCT Leadership Congress kicked off Wednesday evening with a panel of higher education accreditors urging community college leaders to cut through a “cacophony of noise” to ensure “that community colleges are on the path to help America g
How a board recovered from a crisis, accreditation warning, and loss of community support.
A Comprehensive Collection of Board Policies & Administrative Procedures to Facilitate Compliance with Federal Statutes and Regulations
A college details lessons learned in shared governance after a natural disaster.
The San Diego Community College District governing board uses an annual process to set the direction without overstepping its bounds.
Adding on-campus housing can help address student needs, but leaders must consider many factors before breaking ground.
Community College trustees throughout the country selflessly volunteer countless hours to govern their colleges, typically without compensation, except for reimbursement for travel expenses. But to protect the goodwill efforts of trustees, it is imperative that boards put into place, and that trustees follow, procedures and guidelines to account for travel and allowable expenses.
Trustees are busy people who volunteer their time to govern community colleges through board and committee meetings. Are retreats really worthwhile? If they're done right, one trustee says, they can be indispensable. We speak with ACCT Board Member and Northern Virginia Community College Trustee Rosie O'Neil about how retreats at her college and at ACCT have enabled her to grow as a trustee and have enabled the board to set clear strategic visions, monitor those visions and follow them through to completion.
Mission creep or mission focused?