ERIC Number: ED401974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr-25
Reference Count: N/A
Student Equity Plan, 1996-1998.
College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA. Office of Institutional Development.
Presenting an update to the first Student Equity Plan (SEP) prepared by California's College of the Canyons in December 1993, this plan reviews research on the participation of underrepresented groups at the college and presents goals and activities for the period from 1996-98. Following an introduction, research conducted on student characteristics and outcomes from 1991 to 1995 is reviewed, indicating that in 1995, 69.4% of the college's students were White, while 18.5% were Latino, 7.4% were Asian, and 2.6% were Black. This section also presents highlights of a campus climate survey, indicating that 1 in 20 students reported being discriminated against and that students were most likely to experience discrimination from other students. The Student Equity Committee is then described, including its five sub-committees focusing on access, course completion, degree and certificate completion, English as a Second Language and basic skills completion, and transfer. Following a description of the demographic characteristics of the Santa Clarita Community College District, barriers to increasing diversity in the college are discussed, including limited opportunities for students to participate in campus life and limited state support. Finally, the college's goals for student equity are listed as improving student access, improving course and degree completion and transfer, achieving a multicultural perspective, and attaining a hospitable campus climate, and activities for 1996-98 are listed for achieving these goals. (HAA)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA. Office of Institutional Development.