ERIC Number: ED219110
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges: State Plan and Annual Report.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
This State Plan is designed as a source of current information about Maryland's community colleges and as a guide to emerging trends and future activities. After chapter I sets forth the format, purposes, objectives, and uses of the Plan, chapter II provides background information on the community college system and its mission, history, structure, and governance. In chapter III, general conditions, trends, and projections for the community colleges are discussed in terms of enrollment, instructional programs, finance, and facilities. Chapter IV outlines the goals and objectives of the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges and the colleges themselves. Chapter V identifies the current strengths of Maryland's community colleges in the areas of student goal achievement, faculty competency, local support, geographic access, quality facilities, and diverse and responsive courses of instruction. This chapter also points out emerging policy areas that require study, such as the use and evaluation of part-time faculty, enrollment issues, new instructional modes and technologies, and college mission. Chapter VI provides a brief overview of the status and future growth of each of the community colleges with respect to enrollment, programs, facilities, and expenditures. Appendices include definitions, enrollment and financial data, a description of Maryland's management information systems, and a list of Board publications. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Projections, Expenditures, Governance, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Objectives, State Colleges, Statewide Planning, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.