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ERIC Number: ED019960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec-27
Pages: 39
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Reference Count: 0
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DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES, FIRST REPORT BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
Delaware Inst. of Tech., Dover.
FOLLOWING LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH THE DELAWARE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (LATER CALLED THE DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE), A BOARD OF TRUSTEES WAS COMMISSIONED (AUGUST 1966) TO PRESENT A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE BY JANUARY 1967. AFTER EXAMINING TWO CONSULTANT REPORTS, STUDIES MADE BY THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, AND BY BOARDS OF VARIOUS OUT-OF-STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES, THE BOARD CONCLUDED THAT THE STATE NEEDED A SYSTEM OF 2-YEAR, OPEN-DOOR, COMPREHENSIVE, COMMUNITY COLLEGES. THE SYSTEM SHOULD PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR (1) SEMIPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT (BUSINESS, ENGINEERING, HEALTH, AND SPECIAL SERVICES), (2) TRANSFER COURSES, AND (3) GENERAL EDUCATION. IT SHOULD ALSO OFFER SUPPORTING PROGRAMS SUCH AS (1) CAREER AND PERSONAL GUIDANCE, (2) DEVELOPMENTAL (REMEDIAL) COURSES, AND (3) COMMUNITY SERVICES. THE FACILITIES MUST BE WITHIN COMMUTING DISTANCE OF THE CITIZENS AND BE RESPONSIVE TO THE STATE-WIDE NEEDS OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY, AND GOVERNMENT. THE REPORT ALSO LISTS IN DETAIL OTHER IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE REQUIREMENTS, LAYS OUT THE PLAN OF ACTION, PRESENTS CAPITAL AND OPERATING BUDGETS, AND GIVES THE REASONS BEHIND ALL DECISIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Delaware Inst. of Tech., Dover.
Identifiers: DELAWARE