ERIC Number: ED245739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
State Plan for Community Colleges in Maryland.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Designed as a source of current information and a guide to future activities in Maryland's community colleges, this report provides a systemwide overview of trends, goals, and needs, as well as quantitiative data for each college. Chapter I explains the format, purposes, and uses of the report. Chapter II highlights the mission of Maryland's community colleges; presents a history of community colleges nationally and in the state which emphasizes efforts to expand community college access, and state and local funding partnerships; and discusses the Maryland community college system's structure and governance, providing information on state coordination and local governance. Chapter III contains data illustrating the state of community college operations in the areas of enrollment, student characteristics, student services, degree and certificate programs, continuing education, faculty, finances, and physical facilities. Chapter IV lists the goals and objectives of the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges and of the college system, and the fifth and final chapter provides an overview of the institutional plans, projections, and resource requirements of each of the state's 17 community colleges. Appendices include definitions, enrollment and financial data, and information on the state's management information system. (HB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Governance, State Colleges, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Student Personnel Services, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.