ERIC Number: ED341317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky Institutions of Higher Education: Information Digest, 1981-1990.
Kentucky State Council on Higher Education, Frankfort.
This report presents statistical data and facts, covering a 10-year period, concerning college and university enrollment numbers, degrees conferred, faculty and staff status and compensation, financial status, and investments of Kentucky's higher educational institutions. Among the information revealed by the statistical data, which comprise over 95 percent of the report, are the following: (1) total headcount enrollment at the state-supported institutions increased by 28 percent within the period studied, and full-time equivalent enrollment at the state-supported institutions increased by 21 percent during the same time period; (2) total degrees and other formal awards conferred by the state-supported institutions decreased by 2 percent between 1980/81 and 1989/90, and the universities experienced a 7 percent decrease in degrees awarded; (3) the largest increase in employment between 1981 and 1990 was in professional nonfaculty, increasing by 51 percent at the universities and 244 percent at the University of Kentucky Community Colleges; and (4) between 1982/83 and 1991/92, resident undergraduate tuition increased by 99 percent at the doctoral institutions, 93 percent at institutions offering Masters degrees, and 74 percent at the community colleges. Finally, the total estimated value of the physical plants of Kentucky public higher education institutions was estimated at $2.1 billion. (GLR)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Degrees (Academic), Educational Facilities, Enrollment Trends, Fees, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Longitudinal Studies, Out of State Students, Statistical Analysis, Teacher Salaries, Trend Analysis, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Council on Higher Education, Frankfort.