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ERIC Number: ED014945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Apr
Pages: 14
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Reference Count: 0
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PROCEDURE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNITY JUNIOR COLLEGES IN ARKANSAS.
Arkansas State Commission on Coordination of Higher Educational Finance, Little Rock.
CRITERIA FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS INCLUDE (1) A PROJECTED ENROLLMENT OF AT LEAST 300 FULL TIME EQUIVALENT STUDENTS IN THE THIRD YEAR OF OPERATION, (2) ASSESSED VALUATION ADEQUATE TO PROVIDE FROM LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES ONE-THIRD OF THE ANNUAL OPERATING COST AND THE TOTAL DEBT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CAPITAL OUTLAY, (3) DISTRICT SIZE WHICH PROVIDES A MAXIMUM ONE-WAY COMMUTING TIME OF ONE HOUR, (4) A SITE OF AT LEAST 40 ACRES PLUS TWO ACRES FOR EACH 100 FULL TIME EQUIVALENTS, WITH ADEQUATE ZONING, TOPOGRAPHY, AND ACCESSIBILITY, (5) PROGRAMS OF TRANSFER COURSES, OCCUPATIONAL CURRICULA, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION, (6) BUILDING DESIGN WHICH CONFORMS TO A LONG RANGE MASTER PLAN, MEETS REQUIREMENTS OF APPROPRIATE CODES, IS SUITABLE FOR THE PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE COLLEGE, AND IS ECONOMICAL AND FLEXIBLE, AND (7) A PRESIDENT WITH A COMMITMENT TO AND EXPERIENCE IN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM. JUNIOR COLLEGES ARE CONTROLLED BY LOCAL BOARDS, AND OPERATING EXPENSES ARE SHARED EQUALLY BY THE STATE, THE LOCAL DISTRICT, AND THE STUDENT. THE STEPS REQUIRED FOR ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE DESCRIBED, AND THE TEXT OF THE ENABLING LEGISLATION IS INCLUDED. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Commission on Coordination of Higher Educational Finance, Little Rock.
Identifiers: ARKANSAS