ERIC Number: ED432342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan-21
Reference Count: N/A
Plan for an Efficient and Effective Technology and Management Information System for the North Carolina Community College System. Final Report on Senate Bill 1366.
North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.
This report provides detailed information as to how the Department of Community Colleges in North Carolina will provide a modern, efficient information system that will support both the administrative operations of the 59 institutions and the management information needs for the colleges as well as the department. The system-wide study has involved personnel in all functional areas of the colleges. The key points of the plan are as follows: (1) in 1997, a system-wide process to evaluate alternatives and develop plans for enhanced or new administrative computing systems was initiated, with more than 300 people involved in identifying needs for the system; (2) the State Board of Community Colleges approved a recommendation to purchase and customize an integrated information system; (3) the State Board approved the Expansion Budget request; (4) the Department of Community Colleges is preparing detailed specifications for a formal Request for Bids; and (5) the benefits include improving administrative operations of the 58 colleges through enhanced software applications and providing a management information system for both the colleges and the Department to use for planning, research, and reporting. (JJL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.