ERIC Number: ED457892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Access and Success for System Goals for People of Color in Washington Community and Technical Colleges: Seventh Progress Report.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This research report presents information regarding access and success for people of color in Washington's community and technical colleges. Indicators and status are provided for each of three goals: enrollment diversity, student success, and employment diversity. Report highlights include: (1) students of color made up 26% (44,132) of the total student population; (2) academic progress for students of color is below that of whites; (3) progress for white students and for students of color remained mostly unchanged from 1998-1999, with the exception of Native American students dropping from 49% to 41% and African Americans rising from 40% to 42%; (4) transfer rates have also remained unchanged, with African-American and Hispanic students continuing to show the lowest percentages in transfer; (5) percentages of completion from high-wage occupational programs in 1998-1999 show that Asian/Pacific Islanders completed programs at a rate of 49% and African-Americans at a rate of 37%; and (6) statistics show that people of color made up 13% of full-time faculty, 9% of part-time faculty, 20% of classified support, and 15% of administrative or exempt professional staff. (CJW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington