Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Educational Leadership

First Advisor

Dr. Frank H. Gorman


The main purpose of this survey was to determine the character of the administrative relationships which exist in small school systems. This involved the study of five factors, namely, (1) The responsibilities of the superintendent as delegated by the board, (2) The responsibilities assumed by the board of education, (3) The relationship of the board of education to the staff, and (5) The relationship of the superintendent to the public.


A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts Department of Education. Copyright Bruce Cowgill, 1953

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