ERIC Number: ED302305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
MATC Fact Book, January 1989.
Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.
This January 1989 fact book for Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) presents data on institutional characteristics, faculty and staff, full-time equivalent enrollments, student characteristics, and facilities for the MATC district and each of its four college campuses. Highlights derived from an analysis of data and trends include the following: (1) MATC enrollments were found to be directly proportional to the unemployment rates, with enrollments at their highest in the recession years of 1982 and 1983; (2) in 1988-89, enrollments were 57.7% female and 21.4% minority; (3) students over 25 years of age represented 63.5% of the day enrollments and 78.2% of the evening enrollments; (4) the ratio of full-time day students to total students decreased sharply from .478 in 1983-84 to .291 in 1988-89; (5) between 1976-77 and 1988-89, day headcount enrollments increased 17.6%, evening headcount decreased 23.9%, and weekend headcount increased 100%, representing an overall decrease in the district of 6.3%; (6) FTE enrollments in associate degree programs increased by 15.5% between 1976-77 and 1987-88, while enrollments in vocational programs decreased by 31.3% and in community services by 58.5%; (7) since 1981-82, three divisions (Agribusiness, Graphic and Applied Arts, and Industrial) decreased in FTE enrollments by more than 30%; (8) females represented 28.75% of the administrative/managerial staff in 1988, up from 18.75% in 1978; and (9) minority employment in administrative/managerial positions increased from 5.36% in 1978 to 19.05% in 1988, while minority employment in other professional positions increased from 14.08% to 31.97%. (AAZC)
Descriptors: Age, Class Size, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Day Students, Enrollment Trends, Evening Students, Full Time Equivalency, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups, Multicampus Districts, Population Trends, School Personnel, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.