ERIC Number: ED307009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Scan: A Strategic Planning Document.
Information, perceptions, and predictions from a variety of sources are brought together in this document to help guide planning and decision making at Monroe Community College (MCC). The first section examines national events and trends with implications for the future of MCC, including employment projections; educational norms; data on community colleges, high schools, proprietary schools and their students; trends in business, manufacturing, and international trade; information on consumer use of telecommunications; and population trends. The next section offers information on New York State, reviewing demographic and educational trends, community college student characteristics, and institutional characteristics. Next, data on Monroe County and the city of Rochester are provided, including profiles of county demography; manufacturing, business, and industry; involvement in international trade; economic development initiatives; and quality of life. The final section examines MCC in terms of enrollment, part-time students, full-time equivalent enrollments, geographic origins of students, non-credit programs, graduates, faculty characteristics, minority enrollment, facilities, accreditation, articulation agreements, and private fund raising. Results of a survey of job vacancies in Rochester are appended. (ALB)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Demography, Economic Climate, Educational Attainment, Educational Finance, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups, Occupational Information, Population Trends, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Monroe Community Coll., Rochester, NY.