ERIC Number: ED362237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Academic Year Report, 1991-92.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia. Enrollment Planning and Information Services Div.
Designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about the Washington Community Colleges (WCC), this report provides information about students, courses, faculty, staff, and facilities for the 1991-92 academic year and historical data from 1987-88 through 1991-92, where available. While the state's community and technical colleges were merged into a single system in fall 1991, data for technical colleges is provided only for facilities in this report. Following a brief history of Washington's community and technical college system, the five sections of this report examine enrollments and student demographics; courses offered, including full-time equivalents (FTE) by funding source and by college; community college personnel; facilities; and expenditures. Highlights of the report include the following: (1) during 1991-92, the WCC served 358,204 unduplicated headcount students; (2) 21% of the WCC student population were minorities, compared to a state minority population of 13%; (3) in 1991-92, WCC expenditures totaled $408 million from all revenue sources, including $377 million in state funds; (4) WCC capital appropriations for 1991-93 were $109 million; (5) the 32 campuses in the system occupy a total of 2,879 acres of land; (6) the WCC enrolled the equivalent of 107,073 full-time equivalent (FTE) students each quarter in 1991-92, of whom 93,798 were in state-funded courses; and (7) in 1991-92, the WCC employed 7,553 state-supported, FTE faculty, administrative, and exempt, classified, and other professional staff, representing a 3.7% increase over the previous year. Detailed data tables are included. (PAA)
Descriptors: Budgets, College Faculty, College Planning, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Expenditures, Full Time Equivalency, Institutional Characteristics, School Personnel, State Aid, Student Characteristics, Technical Institutes, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia. Enrollment Planning and Information Services Div.