ERIC Number: ED440671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
National Profile of Community Colleges: Trends & Statistics. 3D Edition.
Phillippe, Kent A., Ed.; Patton, Madeline
The National Profile of Community Colleges comprises text and charts that provide an overview of American community colleges. The report highlights major issues concerning community colleges and provides detailed representation of trends in enrollment, funding, and other areas. Chapter 1 recounts the history of community colleges and summarizes important current issues. Chapter 2 discusses student characteristics. Chapter 3 describes student and community outcomes as measured by indicators such as degrees and certificates awarded, employment data, and cost-benefit analysis. Chapter 4 describes community college staffing and discusses changes due to large numbers of staff retirements and increases in adjunct faculty. Chapter 5 discusses finances, expenditures, and revenues. Chapter 6 discusses the future implications of technology for community colleges. The statistics presented in this report are drawn from a variety of sources, including AACC surveys, scholars, and the U.S. Department of Education. (Contains 63 tables, 38 figures, and 45 references.) (AUTH/RDG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.