My Views on Community College
Community colleges often a better option than universities
The future of community colleges is glorious. Four-year residential colleges are increasingly pricing themselves out of the market, and community colleges are filling the vacuum. Current student debt has reached a staggering $1.1 trillion, and 38 million Americans have student loans outstanding, with the average at $26,000.
Ron Trowbridge will work tirelessly to:
. Ensure student academic success in the classroom
. Increase student graduation rates
. Ensure that students get proper counseling
. Treat students not as numbers but as family
. Work with local employers to hire our students
. Seek private-sector funds to help low-income students attend college
. Put forward no bond unless it is absolutely needed by indisputable evidence
. Keep property taxes low
. Ensure that the college’s budget is tight and sound
. Keep focus on education, not politics
. Ensure free speech on campus
" To Ron trowbridge - with very best wishes, regards - and thanks "
Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Ronald L. Trowbridge was director of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the United States Information Agency, directing the Fulbright Program. His position required U. S. Senate confirmation.
why i´m running?
Why I’m re-running for Trustee of Lone Star College
"I worked my way through 10 years of college at the University of Michigan. I know the hard way the value of education. Nothing—and I mean nothing—gives me greater joy than watching young people, especially low-income students, get an education, a degree, and a job, becoming productive citizens of our…
“I have officially filed to run for District 7 as a trustee in the Lone Star College System. District 7 serves Conroe and the wider surrounding environs. I am presently a trustee at Lone Star for position 8, but since the court’s change of at-large positions to single district representation,…
“I love my job as trustee and I love working with the kids. I ran the Fulbright Program for President Reagan, but the rewards there were not as rich as working with and seeing our young people succeed academically and professionally.” “I hope the electorate will allow me to continue…