Educational Administration, Department of

 

Date of this Version

1-2010

Document Type

Article

Citation

2010 Pro>Active Publications

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Journal ofWomen in Educational Leadership, Vol. 8, No. I-January 2010 ISSN: 1541-622

Abstract

According to the American Council on Education study The American College President: 2007 Edition only 23% of college presidencies were held by women as late as 2006. While the number of female executive officers has doubled since 1986, progress in achieving the presidency has been undeniably slow for women. To better understand a woman's road to the presidency, a collective case study was conducted to explore the career paths of six community college women presidents. Data collected revealed commonalities in their experiences. The results ofthe study provided key information for women seeking presiden- tial positions in community colleges.

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