Recruiting and retaining rural community college faculty

  title={Recruiting and retaining rural community college faculty},
  author={J. Murray},
  journal={New Directions for Community Colleges},
  • J. Murray
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • New Directions for Community Colleges
  • Much is being written about a potential shortage of qualified community college faculty. Rural community colleges may be at the greatest disadvantage in attracting and retaining new faculty because they cannot offer the financial, cultural, and social advantages that more urban institutions can. This chapter describes the factors rural community college leaders must consider when recruiting and hiring new professors. 
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