TQ: Spring 2010


  • Witnesses to History—Trustees Make their Case on Capitol Hill at a Pivotal Moment in the Community College Movement. By Mark Toner
  • 7 Ways to Weather a Storm—With reduced public funding likely to become ‘the new normal,’ community colleges across the country are finding ways to evolve. By Mark Toner
  • Advocacy in your Back Pocket—North Iowa Area Community College creates a wallet-size toolkit to help
    trustees and other supporters speak up for the college.
  • Distractions in the Boardroom—Are our egos at the heart of our BlackBerry addictions? By Narcisa A. Polonio, Ed.D.
  • The Three R’s of Facilities: Repair, Renovation & Replacement—When facing the decision of whether to repair or replace existing facilities, community colleges need good, quantifiable data to take to their governing boards and communities. By Darrell Shumway





  • NEWS—ACCT Advocacy Pays Off With Historic Legislation; Six National Community College Leaders Call for All U.S. Colleges to Meet Challenge; S.C. Association Selected to Receive 2010 ACCT Trust Fund Board Grant; ACCT Launches New Online Diversity Resource Center; 2010 Toronto Congress; 2010 ACCT Awards Call for Nominations; Governance Leadership Institute for New Trustees; Fostering Community College Student Completion through Effective Governance
  • Around the Regions—"Around the Regions" provides an opportunity to share what’s happening in the states and around the regions. This section focuses on state legislative and budgetary issues, economic development, and finance.
  • New Community College Trustee Presidents—The Board Leadership Services staff and consultants of the Association of Community College Trustees are pleased to have assisted in the search for the following community college chief executive officers.
  • 2010 Governance Leadership Institute—Trustees and Presidents Gather in Arizona March 4-6 for the 2010 Governance Leadership Institute.
  • ACCT Lifetime Members