ERIC Number: ED461401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Piedmont Virginia Community College Institutional Effectiveness Measures.
Piedmont Virginia Community Coll., Charlottesville, VA. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
This Institutional Effectiveness report for Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) offers statistics comparing PVCC's performance with that of the entire Virginia Community College System (VCCS). Highlights of findings included in the report are: (1) the student advancement rate (those who are still enrolled in PVCC, those who have transferred, and those who have graduated) within 150% of normal time to graduation is 51% for PVCC and 44% for VCCS; (2) the transfer rate (percentage of students who transfer annually from VCCS to a four-year in-state institution of higher education) is 27% for PVCC and 23% for VCCS; (3) 57% of PVCC's undergraduate courses have fewer than 20 students, compared with 56% for VCCS; (4) 45% of PVCC's courses are taught by full-time faculty, compared with 52% for VCCS--the VCCS target rate of classes taught by full-time faculty is 70%; (5) the percentage of E&G spending on instruction and academic support is 69% for PVCC and 65% for VCCS; and (6) PVCC offered customized training to 2,535 employees of 92 firms through 185 activities. This last Workforce Training Activities measure is a response to the General Assembly's 1998 mandate to provide workforce training activities to citizens of the Commonwealth by reporting on the volume of clients served by four specific workforce development services. (NB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Piedmont Virginia Community Coll., Charlottesville, VA. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia