ERIC Number: ED241087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Virginia Community College System Master Plan, 1982-1990.
Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.; Virginia State Board for Community Colleges, Richmond.
The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) master plan presented in this report is designed to manage the system and its 23 comprehensive community colleges during the years 1982 through 1990. First, chapter I presents an executive summary of the plan, the process of its implementation, and recommendations for policy changes in key areas. Chapter II outlines the context for master planning in Virginia, and chapter III discusses the VCCS planning process. Chapter IV outlines actions of the State Board for Community Colleges on the VCCS's mission, goals, planning assumptions, and strategic objectives. Chapter V presents methods of plan management and highlights four primary management activities associated with the master plan. After chapter VI describes the organization of the community college system in Virginia and presents major issues facing the colleges, chapter VII provides an overview of educational programs, including new programs recommended for 1984 to 1986. Chapter VIII highlights the VCCS manpower training partnership with business, industry, and government, and presents results from a survey of the role of the state's colleges in serving the training needs of those sectors. Information on VCCS enrollments is presented in chapter IX, while chapters X, XI, and XII contain data on finances and personnel, facilities, and support services. Appendices include a summary of existing and proposed programs and standardized criteria for program planning. (HB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, College Programs, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Long Range Planning, Master Plans, School Business Relationship, School Personnel, State Boards of Education, Statewide Planning, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.; Virginia State Board for Community Colleges, Richmond.