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A nationwide survey shed light on who is leading the institutions that serve nearly 40 percent of all college students.

A Guide to the Election and Appointment of Community College Trustees

Community Colleges are invaluable resources in meeting the educational and economic needs of their communities. Each college reflects the standards of excellence the community sets for itself. Responsibility for continued excellence is shared by all who appoint or elect trustees to govern on their behalf.

Why retreat? A board retreat is one way for board members to explore emerging issues, address concerns, review and clarify roles and responsibilities, set goals and priorities, and develop a cohesive board.


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The Value of Student Trustees to a Board

Student trustees are among the most critical, yet underused, resources on a community college campus. Although student trustees’ roles vary from college to college, the primary role of all student trustees is to bring the perspectives of students into the board room. While this may seem like a straightforward task, in my experience serving as the 2016-17 student trustee at Pasadena City College, serving as the voice of 30,000 students can be challenging.

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2019 NLS

The premier community college advocacy event in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 1,000 community college leaders. The event shines a spotlight on the importance of our nation’s community colleges for Congress and the Administration.

Catch Up on Trustee Quarterly, ACCT's official publication covering such topics as public policy, governance, advocacy, leadership, CEO hiring and relations, ethics, finance, fundraising, legal issues and technology. 


At the Table: Student advocates play a vital role at the 2018 National Legislative Summit — and beyond it


At the Table: Student advocates play a vital role at the 2018 National Legislative Summit — and beyond it.


It Takes a Community: People of different backgrounds voice perspectives on community college leadership.

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