Baylor to Host Community College Administrators June 18

June 10, 1996

WACO, Texas - Baylor University's Department of Educational Administration will host its sixth annual Community College Administrators' Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

An opportunity for community college administrators throughout Texas to discuss current issues and topics, the conference offers sessions on faculty and staff communication and decision-making and conflict resolution.

Beginning at 9:35 p.m., the administrators will hear a report from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) core curriculum committee presented by Dr. Steve Thomas, dean of instruction at Victoria College.

From 10:20-11 a.m., Dr. Marc A. Nigliazzo, president of Temple Junior College, will discuss "Faculty/Staff Involvement: Communication and Decision-Making."

Current research projects will be presented from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with Dr. Robert Cloud, professor of educational administration at Baylor, serving as panel moderator.

Several administrators will make presentations. Dr. Judith Cardenas, assistant to the president at Northwest Vista College, will present "Exemplary Program Bench Marks;" Dr. Alan Rasco, dean at Kilgore College, will present "A.D.N. Load and Salary Factors;" and Dr. Sharon Blackman, dean, technical education at Richland College, will present "Women Administrators in Texas Community Colleges."

Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. will speak to the community college administators during lunch from 12:15-1:15 p.m.

After lunch from 1:15-2 p.m., Dr. Betty Jo Monk, associate dean in the Baylor School of Education, will talk about conflict resolution.

Professional and staff development programs will be discussed from 2-3 p.m. with Dr. Linda D. Timmerman, dean of academic services at Navarro College, serving as panel moderator.

Panel presenters include Dr. Richard Drum, academic vice president of McLennan Community College; Annette Lindsey, director of Baylor's Office of Continuing Education and faculty and staff development; and Dr. Charles N. Cook, director of instructional programs at Community and Technical Colleges Division, THECB.

To register or request more information, contact Dr. Chester Hastings, professor of educational administration, at (817) 755-1111, ext. 6107 or by FAX at (817) 755-3265.

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