Budget and Finance in the American Community College: New Directions for Community Colleges Number 168
Take an in depth look at the current key issues and practices in budgets and finance for community colleges. In this volume, topics include: * the contemporary challenge of meeting growing demands for increased student persistence and success, * diminishing state support for higher education, * new calls for accountability and ways to measure institutionaleffectiveness, * the increasing reliance of many community colleges on grants and other sources of revenue, and * college policies that have significant financial ramifications. This is the 168th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.