Author: Kathleen Krebbs Whitson

Works Published by UNT Press

Bill Jason Priest, Community College Pioneer

Published: February, 2004  Pages: 208  Features: 36 illustrations. Notes. Bib. Index. App.

There are few things that are purely American. On that short list are baseball and the two-year community college. Bill Jason Priest possessed skill and acumen for both. The better part of his life was spent developing and defining the junior college into the comprehensive community college. His contributions earned him a prestigious place in the annals of higher education, but his personality was not one of a stereotypical stodgy educator, nor is the story of his life a dry read. more... about Bill Jason Priest, Community College Pioneer