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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Community College Foundations


Contemporary community colleges are uniquely situated, serving students in higher education who come from varied backgrounds, and fulfill an array of social and economic roles in a complex global economic environment. This course offers a foundational overview of community colleges, including organization, leadership, governance, finance, administration and student/faculty demographics. We will review the history of community colleges and their evolution from the turn of the 20th century, discuss leadership in community colleges and consider current issues and decisions facing administrators of higher education working in community colleges today.
Course Details

Spring 2021

Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
Yves Salomon-Fernandez
Base Cost: $1,422 ($474/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021
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