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ERIC Number: ED279236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Status of Minorities in Colorado Public Higher Education, Fiscal Year 1985-86. Focus on Faculty and Staff.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
Data on the employment of minority faculty and staff and on minority students in Colorado public higher education are provided for fiscal year (FY) 1985-1986. For universities, comprehensive and general baccalaureate colleges, two-year colleges, and special institutions, the following occupational groups are covered: executive, administrative, and managerial; faculty; professional nonfaculty; clerical and secretarial; technical and paraprofessional; service/maintenance, and skilled craft. Findings include the following: at public institutions, the minorities held 10.9% of the executive, administrative, and managerial jobs in 1985-1986; minorities currently account for 6.7% of faculty employment; minorities made up 5.6% of the tenured faculty, 7.8% of the nontenured, tenure-track faculty, and 8.7% of the other faculty; minority enrollment, which is at its highest level in 4 years, increased 8.8% in 1985-1986; however, the minority share of total enrollment has remained between 11% and 12% over the past 4 years; and minorities share of the associate level degree has been less than 8% during the last 4 years. (SW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Blacks, College Faculty, College Students, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Trends, Females, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Nonprofessional Personnel, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Professional Personnel, Public Colleges, School Personnel, School Secretaries, State Colleges, State Surveys, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado