Academic journal article Community College Review

Editor's Note

Academic journal article Community College Review

Editor's Note

Article excerpt

This issue of the Community College Review includes two refereed articles. Both address timely themes. Christopher M. Mullin and David S. Honeyman describe a typology of state funding formulas, drawing comparisons with typologies developed by scholars in previous studies. They conclude that the general features of these formulas have been relatively stable over time. Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner and Leila Gonzalez Sullivan then describe a study of the learning that occurred during the 2005 National Community College Hispanic Council Leadership Fellows Program. Emphasizing the critical importance of professional development programs for aspiring community college leaders at a time when growing numbers of sitting presidents are retiring, Wiessner and Gonzalez Sullivan show how the qualitative methodology employed in their study leads to an understanding of the insights gained by those who participate in these programs.

These refereed essays are followed by three invited articles. In an editor's choice essay, Barbara K. Townsend examines factors that call into question common interpretations of studies showing a detrimental community college impact on baccalaureate degree attainment. …

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