ERIC Number: ED340445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
An Overview of the Community College System. Prepared for the Commission To Study the Future of the Community Colleges in Kentucky.
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Community Coll. System.
Developed as a reference tool for the Commission to Study the Future of Community Colleges in Kentucky, this collection of articles and reports examines all aspects of the Kentucky Community College System (KCCS), and includes extensive discussion questions for use by the Commission members in their work. The opening section reviews planned activities for the Commission, and provides brief biographical data on Commission members. The following seven sections of the sourcebook include the following detailed reports: (1) "The Community College Movement and Mission," which includes a copy of Kentucky educational legislation; (2) "Access to Higher Education," which reviews KCCS registration costs, admissions policies, program offerings, enrollment data, student characteristics, instruction, student support services, and remedial education; (3) "College/Community Partnerships," which reviews KCCS partnerships with business and industry, community and state agencies, and other educational institutions; (4) "The Role of Community Colleges in Economic Development," which includes a study of Kentucky economic development issues; (5) "Governance of the Community College System," which includes copies of relevant educational legislative statutes (6) "Resources," which presents data on personnel, instructional resources, computing resources, facilities, budgets, and funding formulas; and (7) "Institutional Effectiveness," which examines college planning and program evaluation procedures, and includes copies of evaluation instruments and surveys. Each section includes a list of discussion questions for the Commission. (PAA)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, College Role, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Economic Development, Educational Facilities, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Enrollment, Faculty Development, Governance, Governing Boards, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Community Coll. System.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky