ERIC Number: ED259784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Report on the Launch of the Western Center, Wayne County Community College.
Information on the establishment of the Western Center (WC) of Wayne County Community College (WCCC) is provided along with recommendations for future development. Section I focuses on various aspects of the administration of the Western Center "launch," highlighting the importance of: (1) periodic status reports as exact indicators of progress and ways of targeting new concerns or tasks; (2) the plan of action, which included the development of an organizational structure, determination of goals, establishment of priorities, and development of the budget; (3) the establishment of a Field Office for concentrating launch activities; and (4) mobilization of citizen and community support. Section II explains the budget development process, offering a series of recommendations for improving financial procedures. Section III focuses on instructional programs, enumerating crucial program development tasks, describing the development of the first schedule of classes, and commenting on faculty involvement. Sections IV and V describe the publicity and recruitment campaigns of the launch, highlighting staff publicity efforts, the services provided by a formal ad agency, liaison with the campus Admissions Office, and the linkage between student recruitment and instructional advising. Appendices provide staffing plans, information for advisory board members on ways of supporting the launch, budget information, lists of publicity and recruitment objectives, and the first schedule of classes. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wayne County Community Coll., Detroit, MI.