ERIC Number: ED455896
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
A Matter of Facts: The North Carolina Community College System Fact Book, 2001.
North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.
North Carolina Community College System's fact book is a yearly publication providing data on the status of the entire system. It contains information about college programs, finance, facilities, equipment, students, staff, and faculty. The 2001 book highlights include: (1) the system offers more than 1,800 curriculum programs under more than 200 curriculum titles--certificates, diplomas, and the associate degrees can be obtained; (2) 44,349 students were enrolled in distance learning courses in 1999-2000; (3) total expenditures and balances for fiscal year 1998-99 were $759,557,968.45; (4) 141,826 students were enrolled in an associate degree program, 68,233 in a transitional program, and 16,609 in a certificate program in 1999-2000; (5) 278,461 students were female and 285,994 were male in 1999-2000; total students was 564,455; and (6) as of October 2000, 11,732 staff were employed in the system, including 5,068 faculty. The systems goals include: (1) to develop the programs necessary to meet the workforce needs of each service area; (2) to promote recruitment and retention of faculty and staff; and (3) to provide all students with essential skills for lifelong learning. Contains tables, graphs, and charts. A glossary and lists of state board members, community college presidents, and community college system offices are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.