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2017 March 13 - 12:00 am

In Information Age, Collaboration and Inclusiveness Are Key

I have been working in community colleges for 57 years and have met many presidents and chancellors during that time. As president and CEO of the League for innovation in the Community College for 23 years, I have known, up close and personal, over 100 of the nation’s most outstanding chancellors and presidents.
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2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

The negative impact of curmudgeons on colleagues and colleges

Curmudgeons are well represented in every kind of American institution—religious organizations, government, corporations, foundations, hospitals, unions, etc. They are particularly visible in the world of education, which may provide a fertile crucible for the production of curmudgeons.
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2011 October 17 - 12:00 am
Terry O’Banion has been working in the community college field for 50 years. He has been recognized with four national awards in his name, written 14 books and more than 150 articles, has consulted in more than 800 community colleges and is one of the most active authors and speakers in the community college arena. Here he provides a very personal perspective on why he does this work.

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