About the book

The published books are:

 Facing an Exponential Future: Technology and the Community College (2018).

Exponential Technologies: Higher Education in an Era of Serial Disruptions (2019).

A Baseline of Development: Higher Education and Technology (2019).

About the author

Darrel W. Staat is past president of two technical colleges in Maine and one community college in Virginia before he assumed the presidency of the South Carolina Technical College System. Currently he serves as Professor and Coordinator of the Ed.D. Community College Executive Leadership Program at Wingate University (Ballantyne Campus) in Charlotte, North Carolina.


The Ten Technologies

Post #2 The Ten Technologies             This blog will follow up on the latest developments of ten technologies in the 21st century as they move from linear development (Stage 1) to an exponential development (Stage 2). 3D Printing, The Internet of Things, Autonomous Vehicles, Personal Robots, Human Genome, Agricultural Genome, Nano-Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum …


Greetings colleagues and friends of Higher Education, Background As introduction, I am a former community college educator and administrator, having served as president of three community colleges, founding president of one of them, and a state technical system over a period of 23 years. For the past five years I have served as Coordinator and …