ERIC Number: ED377904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
AACC Research and Data, 1994.
Phillipe, Kent; And Others
AACC Research and Data, Feb 1994-Dec 1994
This series of research briefs published by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) between February and December 1994 provide data on topics important to community colleges. These briefs focus on the following: (1) "Health Care and the Role of the Community Colleges," which indicates that projected growth for registered nurses and medical technical workers will be almost twice the general employment growth rate by the year 2000; (2) "Community College Expenditures and Revenues," which highlights differences between two- and four-year colleges; (3) "Federal Expenditures for Higher Education," which explores past and present expenditures of federal money for education, including different funding sources within the government and how the money is distributed; (4)"Community College Degrees," which indicates that 481,720 associate degrees were granted by 2,146 public and private postsecondary institutions in 1990-91; (5) "Workforce Training," which focuses on business and industry and community colleges as partners in training for employment; (6) "Tuition at Public Community Colleges," which indicates that the national tuition average for full-time community college attendance for 1 year was $1,081 in 1992; (7) "Faculty in Community Colleges," which looks at the number of full- and part-time faculty in community colleges, compares the salaries of two- and four-year college faculty and administrators; (8) "'Hot' Programs Survey," which focuses on programs that are particularly popular with local business and industry; (9) "Salaries for Top Administrative Staff at Community Colleges," which compares salaries at two- and four-year institutions for top administrators; (10) "Student Financial Aid in Community Colleges," which looks at trends in Pell Grant distribution; and (11) "Profiling the Community College Student," which focuses on the diversity in community college enrollments. (KP)
Descriptors: Administrators, Associate Degrees, College Faculty, College Programs, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Employment Patterns, Full Time Faculty, National Surveys, Nurses, Part Time Faculty, Postsecondary Education, Salaries, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: The January issue was not published.