Belle Wheelan, a CCLP
graduate who now serves as president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Mink's level of higher education leadership experience assume directorship of the CCLP
concentration," said Manuel J.
has graduated more women and minority college presidents than any program of its kind in the country--beginning with the recruitment of Paul Meacham, its first Black student.
Waiwaiole went on to become director of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, or NISOD, the outreach and service arm of CCLP
, with more than 700 community colleges worldwide as members.
She helped anchor the CCLP
as a lecturer and dissertation mentor for hundreds of doctoral students.
The 500 or so graduates who have made their way through the CCLP
doctoral program during Roueche's 41-year tenure there feel like an extended family led by Roueche and his wife Sueanne D.
Kay McClenney, have contributed significantly to the CCLP
As Roueche's retirement nears, Community College Week asked some of his CCLP
graduates and colleagues to share their experiences in personal letters.
Roueche, the longtime director of the CCLP
, said colleges should invest more in the professional development of faculty so that instructors can better connect with today's students and their distinctive learning styles.
Bumphus, who currently is a professor in the Community College Leadership Program (CCLP
) and chair of the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin, will assume his new job in January 2011, succeeding George R.
graduates who now toil as college presidents and chancellors and top administrators came from near and far to praise Rouche's critical role in the rise of the public community college from an educational afterthought to a shining star in the nation's higher education constellation.
Kellogg Foundation, the same foundation that had previously provided support for the Community College Leadership Program (CCLP