ERIC Number: ED433049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, 1997-98 Annual Report.
Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, Jackson.
This document is intended to reflect the commitment of the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges to effectively coordinate its community college system. A brief history of the board, along with a description of its powers and duties, are given. Information about the state's community and junior colleges is provided in the following areas: (1) enrollment; (2) programs; (3) proprietary schools; (4) fiscal data; (5) adult basic education; (6) general education development; (7) workforce education; and (8) technology. Highlights of the report include: (1) a system-wide increase in total enrollment from 72,071 to 117,399 between 1993 and 1997, with an increase in credit enrollment from 49,641 to 53,422 over the same period; (2) for fiscal year 1998, 50 new program applications were submitted of which 18 were approved; (3) the commission which oversees the proprietary schools met six times during the year, renewing 13 certificates of registration; (4) for fiscal year 1998, 53% of revenues were provided by the state, 19% by tuition, 12% by in-direct, 11% by local taxes, and 5% from the federal government; (5) basic skills training was offered within 43 programs at 15 community and junior colleges, 22 public schools, and 6 other community institutions; and (6) 96,375 individuals received workforce training, compared to 59,721 in 1995. (JJL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, Jackson.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi