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|Foreword to the First Edition||p. vii|
|The Authors||p. xxv|
|Background: Evolving Priorities and Expectations of the Community College||p. 1|
|Students: Diverse Backgrounds, Purposes, and Outcomes||p. 43|
|Faculty: Building a Professional Identity||p. 81|
|Organization, Governance, and Administration: Managing the Contemporary Coll... MORE||p. 113|
|Finances: Sustaining and Allocating Resources||p. 157|
|Instruction: Methods, Media, and Effects||p. 183|
|Student Services: Supporting Educational Objectives||p. 219|
|Vocational Education: Occupational Entry, Change, and Development||p. 245|
|Developmental Education: Enhancing Literacy and Basic Skills||p. 281|
|Community Education: Extending College Services and Training||p. 313|
|Collegiate Function: Transfer and the Liberal Arts||p. 345|
|Scholarship and Assessment: Research in and About the Colleges||p. 381|
|The Social Role: A Response to the Critics||p. 417|
|Toward the Future: Trends, Challenges, and Obligations||p. 447|
|Name Index||p. 539|
|Subject Index||p. 547|
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Arthur M. Cohen is professor emeritus of higher education and organizational change at UCLA, editor-in-chief of the journal New Directions for Community Colleges, and the author of several books on community colleges.
Florence B. Brawer has been research director of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges and associate editor of the journal New Directions for Community Colleges.