ERIC Number: ED404963
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Minding Our "P's" and "Q's": Indications of Productivity and Quality in South Carolina's Public Colleges and Universities. Reports on Act 255 of 1992 and Summary Report on Institutional Effectiveness.
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia.
The reports in this document assess the effectiveness of South Carolina's public postsecondary institutions for the 1995-96 academic year. Ten tables provide data as required by Act 255 on accreditation, graduation rates, percent change in enrollment, sources of undergraduate degrees, transfers, and professional examination rates. Summary reports from public research, four-year, and two-year institutions address other institutional effectiveness components, including: general education, majors or concentrations, professional graduate performance on licensing examinations, changes in academic programs, academic advising, entry level placement, student success in meeting admissions prerequisites, undergraduate retention and attrition, minority student and faculty equity, student athlete academic performance, student development procedures, library resources, administrative processes and performance, facilities, public service, and research. Reporting are the following institutions: The Citadel; Clemson University; Coastal Carolina University; College of Charleston; Francis Marion University; Lander University; Medical University of South Carolina; South Carolina State University; University of South Carolina at: Aiken, Beaufort, Columbia, Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Spartanburg, Sumter, and Union; and Winthrop University. Also included are reports from the following technical colleges: Aiken, Central Carolina, Chesterfield-Marlboro, Denmark, Florence-Darlington, Greenville, Horry-Georgetown, Midlands, Orangeburg-Calhoun, Piedmont, Spartanburg, Lowcountry, Tri-County; Trident, Williamsburg, and York. An appendix contains revised mission statements. (CH)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Educational Assessment, Enrollment Rate, Evaluation Criteria, Graduation, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Minority Groups, Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Public Colleges, School Holding Power, State Colleges, State Universities, Technical Institutes, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina