Community Colleges

Trustees Seek Ways to Meet Greater Expectations

Mark Holm for The Chronicle

Elmer J. Guy (right), presiden tof Navajo Technical College, meets with trustees. "It's important that they understand what their roles and the president's roles are," Mr. Guy says, "so we don't run into problems of micromanagement."
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For three days last month, trustees of Maricopa County Community College District brainstormed about problems that had grown uncomfortably familiar: the self-interested trustee, and the challenges of serving more students for less money.

But this...

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