ERIC Number: ED201364
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May-1
Reference Count: N/A
State Plan for Community Colleges in Maryland, Fiscal Years 1982-1987.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Information concerning Maryland's 17 community colleges and the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges (SBCC) is presented as an aid for institutional planning. Chapter I presents an executive summary of the report, while Chapter II describes the statewide coordination of the community college system. Chapter III examines: (1) the colleges' successes in the areas of student goal achievement, faculty competence, local support, geographic access, facilities quality, and comprehensive curriculum development; (2) special problems posed by financial constraints, the decline of the liberal arts, and increases in reporting and regulations; (3) enrollment trends; (4) the status of instructional programs; (5) operating expenditures; and (6) facilities requirements. Chapters IV and V detail the mission, goals, and objectives of the SBCC and the colleges, and Chapter VI reviews three major policy directions for fiscal year (FY) 1982, which relate to funding, program coordination, and educational television. Chapter VII suggests strategies for supporting the strengths and addressing the weaknesses of the colleges; Chapter VIII reports progress to date on objectives set for FY 1981 for the Board and for the colleges; and Chapter IX reveals the status of proposals made to increase energy conservation and reduce deferred maintenance. Finally, Chapter X profiles each of the colleges in terms of enrollments, programs, and facilities. (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland