• Commitment to the Community College Leadership Career Path
    Demonstration of applicant’s intended career path following completion of the doctorate, including a description of aspiration to become a leader in the community college arena.
  • Effective Communication
    Written and oral communication skills appropriate to senior leadership within an institution of Higher Education or Community College.
  • Academic Potential
    Demonstration of applicant’s ability and motivation to be successful in a rigorous demanding academic environment.
  • Critical Thinking
    Demonstration of the applicant’s ability to think critically in professional situations. Demonstrated experience in complex situations that require creativity, entrepreneurial thinking, problem solving, negotiation, and decision making.
  • Potential for Leadership
    Demonstration of the applicant’s potential for leadership of an institution of higher education. Evidence that expresses the ability and interest to develop into a senior educational leader.