ERIC Number: ED257534
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
State Plan for Community Colleges in Maryland.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Designed as a source of current information and a guide to future activities in Maryland's community colleges, this report provides a systemwide overview of trends, goals, and needs, as well as quantitative data for each college. Chapter I explains the format, purposes, and uses of the report. Chapter II highlights the mission of Maryland's community colleges; presents a history of community colleges in the U.S. and in Maryland; and discusses the Maryland community college system's structure and governance, providing information on state coordination and local governance. Chapter III contains data illustrating the status of community college operations in the areas of enrollment, student characteristics, student services, degree and certificate programs, continuing education, faculty, finances, and physical facilities. Chapter IV lists the goals and objectives of the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges and of the college system, and chapter V discusses future directions in the areas of instruction, student services, financing operations, computer functions, institutional research, and physical facilities. Finally, chapter VI provides an overview of the institutional plans, projections, and resource requirements of each of the state's 17 community colleges. Appendices include definitions, enrollment and financial data, information on the state's management information system, and other Board publications. (HB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Governance, State Colleges, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Student Personnel Services, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland