ERIC Number: ED233767
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug-26
Reference Count: N/A
Highlights of Years of Growth, 1966-1983.
Shabat, Oscar E.
Reviewing the period from 1966 to 1983 (the author's tenure as the first Chancellor), major changes and accomplishments at the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). Following introductory remarks on the colleges' history and commitment to an open door philosophy, information on CCC students is provided, including figures on enrollment growth, student characteristics, and population composition changes, and a list of the special student groups served (e.g., handicapped, refugees, prisoners, and senior citizens). CCC's programs are examined next, with focus on new courses, associate degree and certificate programs offered, student achievements, instructional enhancement efforts to improve retention and achievement, the Chicago Urban Skills Institute, adult/continuing education, and community services. After a section detailing the numbers, qualifications, and professional growth of CCC's faculty, information on administrative changes and costs and administrators' background and responsibilities is provided. A summary of affirmative action gains in with respect to staff, faculty, and administrators is followed by an overview of the new and existing facilities of the colleges. Information on CCC finances is presented next, with focus on the balanced budget; changes in budgeted resources, sources of revenue, and types of expenditures; tuition; student financial aid; and grants. Finally, quotes from educational leaders regarding the CCC conclude the report. (LL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicago City Colleges, IL.