ERIC Number: ED107325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
Follow-up and Evaluation of Graduates [and] Employer Evaluations of Graduates in Minnesota Collegiate-Technical Education.
This document contains the reports of two studies concerning the graduates of the University of Minnesota Technical College (UMTC) at Crookston. The first report analyzes the results of a survey of all graduates (1966-72) and of 1972 graduates in particular. It was found that most of the graduates were employed; of these, 82 percent were employed in fields they had prepared for at the college, and 88 percent were employed at the mid-management or semi-professional level. Most of the graduates had remained in rural areas, 66 percent in communities of less than 10,000 and 30 percent in communities of less than 2,000. The report concludes that UMTC can be considered accountable in that its main mission is to prepare individuals for future employment at the mid-management or semi-professional levels in agricultural and related fields and to prepare them for service to rural communities. The second report discusses the results of a survey of the opinions of the employers of UMTC graduates. Results indicate that employers rated the college highly in terms of preparing graduates for jobs, that UMTC graduates compared very favorably with other employees, that a substantial number of graduates had been promoted since their initial hiring, that males were promoted more often than females, and that approximately 99 percent of the employers would hire other UMTC graduates. (DC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ. Technical Coll., Crookston.