ERIC Number: ED377923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
How Colleges Are Coping, 1993.
How Colleges Are Coping, n7-13 Jan-Nov 1993
This series of reports reviews how California colleges are coping with a difficult economy. The reports, produced in January, March, April, May, June, September, and November of 1993, review the impact of budgetary shortfalls on 107 California Community Colleges (CCC), 20 California State Universities (CSU), 8 University of California (UC) campuses, and 63 private colleges. An overview of the budgetary impact on each system is provided, plus specific actions taken by campuses. Highlights of the report include: (1) CSU trustees approved a tuition hike of $150 per semester unit for full-time students seeking a second degree; (2) since 1990, more than 3,000 faculty positions have been eliminated at CSU, and enrollment has dropped 6%; (3) UC student fees have increased from $1,800 in 1990 to $3,600 in 1993; (4) 10% of the UC classified and teaching staffs have been thinned by early retirements; (5) the number of California students attending out-of-state schools is increasing; (6) a 36% fee increase was approved in March by CSU trustees, and graduate students will face a 64% increase; (7) CSU canceled 6,500 courses since 1991, while enrollment dropped by 22,000 students over that period; (8) the UC regents voted to boost annual undergraduate fees to a record $4,039; (9) UC faculty and staff salaries have been cut 5%: and (10) in 4 years the number of white freshmen enrolling in CSU has been cut in half. (KP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chabot-Las Positas Community Coll. District, Pleasanton, CA.