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Title Budget and finance in the American community college / Trudy H. Bers, Ronald B. Head, James C. Palmer, editors
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2014]
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Series New directions for community colleges, 0194-3081 ; no. 168
New directions for community colleges ; no. 168. 0194-3081
Contents The Clear and Present Funding Crisis in Community Colleges / Daniel J. Phelan -- Community College Budgeting and Financing Demystified / David S. Murphy, Stephen G. Katsinas -- Budgeting Approaches in Community Colleges / James C. Palmer -- Program Costs and Student Completion / Terri M. Manning, Peter M. Crosta -- The Implications of State Fiscal Policies for Community Colleges / Alicia C. Dowd, Linda Taing Shieh -- Linking Resource Decisions to Planning / Laura Saunders -- Philanthropy and Private Foundations: Expanding Revenue Sources / Carlee Drummer, Roxann Marshburn -- Entrepreneurship: The College as a Business Enterprise / Brent D. Cejda, Michael R. Jolley -- Assessing Financial Health in Community Colleges / Trudy H. Bers, Ronald B. Head -- Evolving Practices and Emerging Innovations in Community College Finance / Christopher M. Mullin -- Concluding Thoughts / James C. Palmer
Summary "In this volume of New Directions for Community Colleges, key issues and practices will be addressed on the following topics: 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 institutional effectiveness; the increasing reliance of many community colleges on grants and other sources of revenue; and college policies that have significant financial ramifications"--Page 4 of cover
Notes "Winter 2014."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Community colleges -- United States -- Business management.
Community colleges -- United States -- Finance.
Education, Higher -- United States -- Finance.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance.
Form Electronic book
Author Bers, Trudy H. (Trudy Haffron), 1942- editor
Head, Ronald B., editor
Palmer, James C. (James Clark), 1953- editor
ISBN 1119041643 (electronic bk.)
9781119041641 (electronic bk.)