ERIC Number: ED340431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Report Prepared for Visiting Committees [of the] Commission on Colleges.
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Community Coll. System.
Designed to provide visiting committees of the Commission on Colleges with an orientation to the University of Kentucky Community College System (KCCS), this nine-part report provides a detailed description of the KCCS, including a review of its governance structure, planning and evaluation processes, relationships among the 14 colleges in the system, and staff and student groups. Part I reviews the creation and establishment of the system, describes the colleges in the system and the powers of the governing board, and explains the system's relationship to the University of Kentucky System (UKS). Part II reviews the role of the Community College Senate, the Community College Council, and the Senate advisory and standing committees in developing and approving academic policies, and discusses UKS lower-division courses. Part III examines the role of the System Office in assessing overall institutional effectiveness, and describes mandated reviews and the use of evaluation results. Part IV focuses on the planning cycle and the budget development process, while part V reviews relationships with and authority of agencies external to the KCCS, including the Kentucky Council on Higher Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development. Part VI outlines the delegation of authority and relationships between the KCCS Office and the 14 institutions, and part VII describes the organization and function of faculty groups, student groups, the alumni association, and other groups. Part VIII provides an appraisal of the effectiveness of the KCCS in meeting its goals. Finally, part IX forecasts enrollments and major programmatic and capital trends for 1990-94. (PAA)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Advisory Committees, College Administration, Community Colleges, Governance, Governing Boards, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Policy Formation, Program Descriptions, Self Evaluation (Groups), Statewide Planning, Student Organizations, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Community Coll. System.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky