A comparison of faculty and administrator perceptions of the merger of Kentucky's community colleges and vocational/technical institutes

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Author: Warren, Jason Douglas


One of the most nationally-recognized, two-year legislative reform initiatives in the US began in Kentucky with the passage of the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (HB1). This exploratory, cross-sectional, correlational study was administered at the 10-year anniversary of the HB1-legislated formation of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), which originally combined 13 community colleges formerly governed by the University of Kentucky and 25 vocational/technical institutes previously governed by the Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Providers of education and training; Management

Keywords: Postsecondary education; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Perception; Educators; Training administration; Comparative analysis; Organisational change

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Louisville, Kentucky: University of Louisville, 2008

Physical description: xviii, 289 p.

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On cover: A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Lousville and the Graduate School of Western Kentucky University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, December 2008

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 140.1050

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