ERIC Number: ED312010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Community Colleges in the United States: Forty-Nine State Systems.
Fountain, Ben E.; Tollefson, Terrence A.
Drawing from a national survey of state directors of two-year college education, this book provides a state-by-state overview of information on the history, governance, finances, programs, and enrollments of the community college systems in 49 states. While the descriptions vary in length and detail, most contain information on: (1) mission and goals; (2) major historical periods; (3) state governance structure; (4) funding sources and formulas; (5) trends in enrollments and full-time equivalencies; (6) program approval process, types of programs, and degree requirements; (7) contact people; and (8) bibliographic references. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational History, Enrollment Trends, Governance, National Surveys, State Boards of Education, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges Publications, 80 South Early Street, Alexandria, VA 22304 ($15.00; $11.25, members).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.