Planning for Higher Education Journal

A National Economic Case Statement for Community Colleges

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From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
By Christopher M. Mullin, Kent Phillippe

As the importance of college increases, our collective understanding of what college is, exactly, has begun to expand. This article contributes to this emerging understanding by describing the multifunctional nature of the community college. To this end, the community college movement is framed in three ways—as a launching pad, as a (re)launching pad, and as a local commitment. The article concludes with a brief discussion of the need to support the community college movement moving forward.

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