December 5, 2010
New Community-College Leader Says the Campuses Still Aren't Well Understood
Walter G. Bumphus, a professor in the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin and chairman of the university's department of educational administration, is scheduled to take over as president of the American Association of Community Colleges in January.
Here is an edited interview with Mr. Bumphus.
Q. President Obama put community colleges at the center of his higher-education agenda. How much pressure does that