ERIC Number: ED357806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Pasadena City College Profile in Productivity, 1987-1992.
Pasadena City Coll., CA.
Focusing on the 5-year period from 1987 through 1991, this report provides data on Pasadena City College (PCC) in California, reviewing efforts and achievements in improving institutional productivity. Following a brief opening section discussing productivity trends and issues in the American workforce and in higher education, discussions are provided of overall college productivity, faculty effectiveness, student services, facilities improvement, energy conservation, community outreach, development of independent revenue resources, and outcomes of increased productivity. The following gains are highlighted: (1) student credit enrollment reached 24,033 in 1991-92, an increase of 18% since 1987-88; (2) in 1991-92, 75% of all classes were taught by full-time faculty, compared to only 68% in fall 1987; (3) in 1987, 308 faculty averaged 500 weekly classroom hours with students, while in 1991, 336 faculty averaged 531 weekly classroom hours; (4) in 1987-88, $2,081,817 in financial aid was distributed among 1,768 students, and in 1991-92, $5,425,316 was disbursed to 4,132 students; (5) during the 5-year period under study, library visits increased from 623,000 to 800,025 per year; (6) new facilities construction planned by the year 2000 includes a five-level parking structure, a Community Skills Center, a Child Development Center, a physical education facility, and a new library (to be completed in 1993); (7) the installation of a new classroom lighting system led to a rebate of $15,304 from the local utility company; (8) pledge-drive dollars to the campus-run public radio station increased from $25,000 to $352,000 between fall 1987 and spring 1991; (9) in 1991-92, the Community Education division generated a surplus in its revenues of $42,000; (9) annual income generated by the PCC Foundation increased from $430,000 in 1986 to $1.2 million in 1992; and (10) PCC has successfully balanced its budget every year for the past 5 years, and has maintained an operating surplus. (PAA)
Descriptors: Budgets, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Enrollment Trends, Facility Expansion, Financial Exigency, Fund Raising, Income, Institutional Characteristics, Outreach Programs, Private Financial Support, Productivity, Student Personnel Services, Teacher Student Ratio, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pasadena City Coll., CA.