ERIC Number: ED220133
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Triton College, 1980-1982.
Triton Coll., River Grove, IL.
Focusing on the period from 1980 to 1982, this public information booklet reviews the accomplishments and innovative programs of Triton College. After an introduction by the college president summarizing these achievements, subsequent sections focus on: (1) training partnerships with business and industry, including cooperative agreements with the Society of Die Casting Engineers, General Motors, and the Employee Development Institute; (2) new programs in the areas of high technology (e.g., laser technology and computer-assisted design), general education, computer literacy, and television production; (3) diversification of delivery systems to include short-term courses, on-site contractual programs, cooperative education, media courses, extension courses, the "Midnight College," and variable entry/exit dates; (4) services to special markets, including the Hispanic community, adult students, honors and developmental students, nursing and allied health students, and individuals interested in leisure and recreation programs; (5) streamlined operations in the areas of admissions and registration, public information, food service and staff development; (6) college finances; and (7) plans for the future with respect to demographic trends, changes in revenue sources, technological advancements, and further partnerships with business and industry. Finally, a statistical profile of the college is presented in terms of enrollments, credit hour production by course area, and degrees granted. (KL)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, Delivery Systems, Educational Finance, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Change, Outreach Programs, Private Financial Support, School Business Relationship, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Triton Coll., River Grove, IL.