America’s Broken Promise: Bridging the Community College Achievement Gap
By Eduardo MartÍ
Former Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges of CUNY and President of Bronx Community College and Queensborough Community College
In America’s Broken Promise, Dr. MartÍ, maintains a bright future for community colleges while exposing the challenges and transformative interventions being applied today to repair America’s promise of education and opportunity to its citizens. With his practitioner’s insight and experience, MartÍ champions underprepared students and offers ways colleges can achieve the achievement promise.
Serving community colleges for over 30 years, Dr. Eduardo MartÍ is the former Interim President of Bronx Community College, Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges of CUNY, and President and Professor Emeritus of Queensborough Community College. He has served on many boards.
America’s Broken Promise: Bridging the Community College Achievement Gap by Eduardo MartÍ may be ordered through Hudson Whitman Excelsior College press in Albany, New York at hudsonwhitman.com.
Unrelenting Change, Innovation, and Risk: Forging the Next Generation of Community Colleges
By Daniel J. Phelan
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Groups, 2016)
In his video BookTalk, Dr. Daniel Phelan, President of Jackson College, Michigan, and AACC Chair, prepares governing boards and college leaders for the inevitable changes and innovations coming to higher education and provides guidance to help colleges plan for transformation.
Unrelenting Change, Innovation, and Risk may be ordered through Rowman & Littlefield, 800-462-6420 or www.rowman.com.
America Needs Talent; Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st Century Workforce
By Jamie Merisotis
(RosettaBooks, 2nd edition, 2016)
According to philanthropist and public policy leader, Jamie Merisotis, CEO and President of the Lumina Foundation, America needs to rethink its system of higher education to usher in a new era of innovation and prosperity for the 21st-century. A key focus in Merisotis’ five-point plan is the consolidation of the Department of Education and other federal agencies into a U.S. Department of Talent that will grow talent in America and foster the progress and prosperity for every individual. He offers wise guidance to community college leaders and boards of trustees.
The second edition of America NeedsTalent by Jamie Merisotis may be ordered through any online bookseller such as Amazon or go to RosettaBooks. For special orders, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, A Clearer Path to Student Success
By Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars and Davis Jenkins
(Harvard University Press, 2015)
In this video book talk on Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, A Clearer Path to Student Success,, Dr. Thomas Bailey, offers trustees guidance on comprehensive reforms for community colleges to achieve better student outcomes. Director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teacher’s College, Columbia University, Bailey and senior CCRC co-authors Shanna Smith Jaggars and Davis Jenkins create a compelling case for encouraging colleges to reorganize programs of study and services to students using guided pathways.
Redesigning America’s Community Colleges may be ordered at Harvard Universty Press.
American Higher Education in Crisis? What Everyone Needs to Know
by Goldie Blumenstyk, Senior Writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Nationally acclaimed education writer known for expertise on college finances, Goldie Blumenstyk provides insight and clarity on a wide variety of topics related to America’s rapidly changing higher education sector. Blumenstyk discusses students, college costs, college leadership and what’s ahead in this video book talk.
American Higher Education in Crisis? can be ordered from Oxford University Press at www.oup.com.
First in the World: Community Colleges and America’s Future
by J. Noah Brown, President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees
(Rowman & Littlefield, Inc., 2012)
J. Noah Brown, ACCT president and CEO, defines community colleges as a national asset in his Bellwether Award-winning book First in the World: Community College and America’s Future (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Brown connects past and current education policies to the future, reminding us that we can restore America’s prominence in educational and educational leadership in this video book talk.
First in the World can be ordered from the Rowman.com website at an exclusive 25% discount for ACCT members by entering the promo code RLACCT25 when checking out.