This issuewill help college leaders inform themselves about legal issues that threaten institutional stability and effectiveness today. Across the nation, community colleges are being sued with increasing frequency over a variety of issues. Officials are confronted with a multitude of federal statutes and court rulings that have made governance and administration more complex and legalistic than ever before. Special-interest groups, like teachers´ unions and taxpayers´ associations, are increasingly involved in governing board elections, creating volatile situations for presidents. Consequently, caution is a watchword among many leaders. This situation does nothing to foster the teamwork that is essential in quality institutions. Community colleges exist in a highly litigious society, and their leaders are confronted with numerous legal issues as they carry out assigned duties.
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Subtítulo: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES, NO. 125