This issue explores:
- The global expansion and development of the community college model in various countries and regions around the world,
- Insights into the establishment and sustainability of these institutions in other countries through research and analysis, and
- Case studies that focus on the development and implementation process of community colleges amid various social, political, and economic contexts.
This is the 177th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.
Keywords: Community Colleges