TITLE

Let the transformation begin

AUTHOR(S)
Boggs, George R.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Community College Week;03/23/98, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Discusses the importance of community colleges in the United States. How technology has transformed the way people live and do business; Community colleges as one of the great successes of the United States; Urge for colleges to improve institutional effectiveness; Learners as the most important people in colleges.
ACCESSION #
416553

 

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