ERIC Number: ED470919
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Red River College Academic Annual Report, 1999/2000.
Red River Community Coll. (Manitoba).
Red River College (Canada) is at the center of Manitoba's industrial and commercial community, delivering more than 110 diploma, certificate, and apprenticeship programs and providing skilled graduates to the work force. This annual report describes the College's characteristics and accomplishments for the 1999-2000 academic year. Highlights include: (1) full-time enrollment increased 8% to nearly 33,000 students, the majority of whom were between 20 and 24 years of age; (2) women made up more than 35% of the full-time student population; (3) apprenticeship training enrollments increased 23% to nearly 1,700 students, and distance education enrollments increased 36% to more than 1,750 students; (4) major new programming initiatives included Web Site Development, Emergency Nursing, Health Service Management, and CSICO Certified Network Associate; (5) the College operated on a not-for-profit basis with an annual budget of $73 million; (6) Continuing Education enrolled more than 16,000 students, 28% of whom were taking computer courses; and (7) 90% of graduates were very satisfied or satisfied with the education and training provided at the College. Details and statistics are offered for each program. Appended are an enrollment summary table and contact information. (EMH)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Institutional Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.rrc.mb.ca/researchplan/pdf/2000AcademicReportALL.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Red River Community Coll. (Manitoba).