ERIC Number: ED390496
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Accountability & Productivity Report for the Illinois Community College System, 1995.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The 49 member colleges in the Illinois Community College System provide annual reports on improvements in productivity to the state community college Board. This document summarizes the improvements reported by the colleges for fiscal year 1995. Following a brief introduction, the first section summarizes the college productivity reports in the areas of overall academic functions, administrative functions, public service, academic and student support functions, and instruction. This section also reviews nine low-enrollment curricula and actions taken to strengthen the course offerings. The second section reviews college responses to a special occupational program review, addressing graduate satisfaction with labor market information, adequacy of equipment and facilities in selected programs, and articulation initiatives for selected programs. The third section addresses state-level focus questions related to retention initiatives, institutional support costs, and the formation of priority statements by the colleges. The fourth section describes state-level accountability and productivity initiatives, highlighting results related to 10 recommendations from an analysis of the 1994 program review. This section also reviews initiatives designed to improve instruction, student access to higher education opportunities, accountability, resources, and partnerships. The final section provides a summary and conclusions. Appendixes include tables of the numbers and types of programs reviewed by community colleges during fiscal year 1995 and the occupational programs eliminated. (TGI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.