November 7, 2008

NEWS: JCCC Holds its Seat

When Charles Carlsen stepped down as president of Johnson County Community College following allegations of unlawful harassment, the college's status in the prestigious League for Innovation fell into question.

After a year-long affirmation process that included site visits and meetings with the JCCC Board of Trustees, the League announced JCCC will keep its status in the League.

Posted on the Johnson County Community College electronic mail server, Infolist:
Overland Park, Kan. – Johnson County Community College will retain its seat on the board of directors of the prestigious League for Innovation in the Community College. The League for Innovation’s board of directors consists of the chief executive officers of 19 member institutions. League board members serve for as long as they remain the chief executive officer of a League member institution. When a college CEO changes, the college must go through a reaffirmation process to retain its place on the board.
The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. The League hosts conferences and institutes, develops Web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives with member colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies. For more information about the League, see JCCC has been a League board member since 1978.