ERIC Number: ED186082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
[Two-Year Colleges: Information, Facts, and Figures, 1980].
Based on data from a variety of sources, these 12 fact sheets summarize current enrollment, instructional, and administrative trends at the existing 1,230 public and private two-year colleges. A general profile of the colleges is first presented, focusing on the number and type of institutions, enrollment, student characteristics, number of faculty, tuition, and types of programs offered. This is followed by more specific examinations of: (1) enrollment trends since 1965 and projections into the 1980's; (2) student characteristics, including age, sex, occupational status, income, and ethnicity; (3) patterns of student mobility, college majors, and educational goals; (4) tuition and student financial aid; (5) the respective roles of vocational, transfer, and community education in the two-year college curriculum; (6) characteristics, salaries, and tenure status of full-time and part-time faculty; (7) the anticipated employment outlook for two-year college instructors; (8) the demand for adult, life-long learning; (9) the characteristics and educational objectives of adult students; (10) the characteristics and roles of administrators and governing boards, and trends in governance; and (11) sources of community college revenue and institutional budget allocations. Each section includes a list of references and sources of information. (JP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, College Administration, College Faculty, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Education, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Governing Boards, Majors (Students), Part Time Students, Private Colleges, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Educational Objectives, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Employment, Technical Institutes, Transfer Programs, Tuition, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.