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					League Connections - September 2004                              (continued)

LEAGUE TRANSITIONS

The League Board of Directors regrets to announce that beginning in October, the
President and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community College, Mark
David Milliron, will be stepping down. After close to eight years of work with the
League (http://www.league.org/mark), Mark will be making a move to ground his
family in North Carolina and continue his work in the education world in another
capacity. Read more about the transition...

KUALI PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

Indiana University, the University of Hawaii, the National Association of College and
University Business Officers (NACUBO), and the r•smart group have formed the Kuali
Project to create a new community source financial information system for colleges
and universities. The system will include a comprehensive suite of functionality to
serve the financial systems needs of all Carnegie Class institutions. Find out more…

LAST ISTREAM CHARTER SUBSCRIPTION OPPORTUNITY

Find out what more than 100 community colleges have already discovered with their
iStream subscriptions. iStream is the League's powerful new web-based professional
development tool for college administrators, faculty, and staff. This state-of-the-art
tool offers users an abundance of resources and information, including LENs faculty
development materials, all League publications, CIT and Innovations keynote and
special sessions, interactive discussion forums, the Innovations Database,
LeagueRadio, and much more. Read more…

NATIONAL DISSEMINATION CENTER FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL
EDUCATION

Larry Warford, College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI) Project Director and
Senior Consultant for Workforce Development, League for Innovation, will present
“Encouraging Practices for Linking Secondary and Postsecondary Education” during a
webcast from the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education,
The Ohio State University, 3:00 p.m. EDT, September 21, 2004. Find out how to
view…

CLEARLY QUOTABLE

"In 1999, the suggestion to a class of graduate students in educational
administration that, by 2010, all campus courses would be a combination of face-to-
face and online components was met with disbelief. By 2004, students were
generally surprised if a course did not have online components and a website
associeted this should be associated with the class."

Judith Boetcher and Rita-Marie Conrad, Faculty Guide to Moving Teaching and
Learning to the Web, Second Edition. (in press). Phoenix: League for Innovation in
the Community College. Scheduled for release November 2004. Read more…
INNOVATIVE OPEN SOURCE SUMMIT TO BE HELD IN SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
DECEMBER 1-3, 2004

The Sedona Conferences and Conversations, together with the r•smart group, will be
hosting the first summit of its kind focusing on the benefits of open-source
applications in education. Find out more about the summit…

WHAT DO CEOS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT...WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

These stats were part of the survey results released February 27, 2004, and are
composed of the responses submitted by CEOs for the Alliance quarterly CEO survey
service. The response rate for this survey was 30% (n=201). See the stats…

DO YOU KNOW THE NEXT RECIPIENT OF THE ACRL EXCELLENCE IN
ACADEMIC LIBRARIES AWARD?

There is a good chance that you do!

ACRL/CJCLS seeks applicants and nominations for the next CJCLS/EBSCO
Community College Learning Resources and Library Achievement Awards,
recognizing significant achievement in the areas of programs and leadership. Find
out more…

JOBNET – OPENING THE DOOR TO THE FUTURE

If you are looking to fill an open position…

JobNet will help you advertise to a targeted international audience. With more than
10,000 visitors to the League website each month, JobNet is an excellent venue for
filling open positions at your institution. Read more…

INNOVATIONS 2005 CALL FOR PROPOSAL DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 24

The League for Innovation is accepting proposals to present at Innovations 2005,
March 6-9, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Hosted by Monroe
Community College and Queensborough Community College. Find out how to submit
your proposal…

NEW LEAGUE PUBLICATION

Turning Knowledge Into Action: What's Data Got to Do With It?

Lisa Petrides, 2004

Effective use of data and information makes all the difference in performance,
productivity, and outcomes in the community college. Find out more…

LEAGUE SERVICES
League Services provides community colleges with high-value, high-quality solutions
to a variety of issues confronting today's educational leaders.

League Services is Pleased to Announce Several New Topics

The League for Innovation has added several new topics to our ever-expanding list of
outstanding presentations and consulting opportunities. These new topics are
especially relevant because they represent significant issues and opportunities being
faced by 21st century community college educators. We hope that you will continue
to consider League Services for your fall and spring convocations, faculty and staff
development, and consulting needs. Find out about the new topics…

EXHIBIT AT THE CIT COLLEGE PAVILION

League Member Colleges are invited to exhibit at the 2004 CIT, November 7-10 at
the Tampa Convention Center. The college exhibit package includes a 10x10 exhibit
space, carpeting, one 8-foot skirted table, two chairs, a wastebasket, and an
identification sign. The package also includes one full conference registration and one
exhibit only pass. Find out more about this package…

PROJECT SAIL UPDATE

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) blends the best of the
art world with the necessary skills in museum studies and archive management with
its Historic Information Management Program. Find out more…

PROJECT WISE AT MONROE SUPPORTS ROCHESTER AREA SCIENCE
TEACHERS

Over 80 science teachers from 44 school districts met August 16-20 at Monroe
Community College (NY) for the first Workshops for the Improvement of Science
Education or “Project WISE.” Project WISE, a series of five-day workshops in
biotechnology, ecology, chemistry, physics and earth science, is funded by a
$746,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Find out more about this
program…

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and students in
Transition, along with the Association of College and Research Libraries, is seeking
proposals for a new monograph detailing best practices for integrating library
instruction into the first college year. Read more…

ADOBE SUPER POWERS: BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS!

Adobe Creative Suite - Super savings on super software for print and web publishing
Transform your design curriculum with the ultimate creative platform. Combining
new, full-version upgrades of Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Illustrator®, Adobe
InDesign®, Adobe GoLive®, and Adobe Acrobat® Professional with the innovative
new Version Cue™ file manager, training, templates, design resources, and more,
the Adobe Creative Suite lets students and educators create and publish content for
print and the web faster and more affordably than ever before. Find out more…

Collaboratively Build on Your College's Strengths Without the Usual
Resistance to Change!

Read half a dozen stories of success from community college people – faculty and
administrators – who are using Appreciative Inquiry (AI) to help people
collaboratively build on their college's strengths without the usual resistance to
change. Read more…

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Richmond, Virginia

At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, students of all ages and backgrounds
are taking advantage of the wide range of opportunities the college provides. With
almost 100 majors from which to choose in programs ranging from liberal arts and
engineering to business administration and automotive technology, students can
earn two-year degrees for university transfer or immediate career placement, as well
as certificates to enhance their current skills. Read more…

				
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