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Executive Leadership Transitioning at Community Colleges (2018)

To help governing boards fulfill their stewardship mandates, this monograph outlines crucial factors, variables, and issues concerning presidential transitions.

The urgency attached to the board’s role in selecting, supporting, and positioning their institution and new presidents to thrive and excel cannot be overstated.

In 2016, more than 50% of the presidents of colleges that award associate degrees reported that they anticipated stepping down within the next five years, yet only 21.2% of these colleges report having a succession plan in place.



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