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The College in the Community


reviewed by Paul S. Essert - 1959

coverTitle: The College in the Community
Author(s): Mildred E. English
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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At a time which is likely to herald an accelerated rate of expansion of community colleges in the United States, this book should be well worth reading by those who are involved in planning and supporting such institutions. For, whether the emerging community college is to offer a two-year or a four-year program, whether it is to be technical or general, terminal or university-parallel, most of these community colleges will have one thing in common: like West Georgia College (established in 1933), they will be planned to serve a particular geographical region. And if those who guide the destinies of the community colleges have any real sense of their public trusteeship, these new institutions will consider the economic, cultural, and spiritual needs of the region they serve as central in their program planning. If they do look to these obligations, they will find English's book exciting and profitable reading. With insight... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 61 Number 3, 1959, p. 176-176
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3438, Date Accessed: 7/18/2019 3:20:33 AM

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