ERIC Number: ED471643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Gavilan College Educational Master Plan.
Gavilan Coll., Gilroy, CA.
The objectives of the Gavilan College, California, Master Plan are to (1) support current instructional programs and student services, as well as identify instructional programs and support services that need modification; (2) keep pace with and anticipate the changing needs of the students and communities served by the college; (3) encourage consideration of alternative strategies for delivering instruction; (4) provide guidance for creating a balanced curriculum; (5) provide the foundation for a facilities plan; (6) provide the college with a document that will serve as a decision-making tool and reference for the future; and (7) support the strengthening of the educational program and student support services. Gavilan currently offers 26 associate degree programs and 13 certificate and career programs. Gavilan enrolls more than 5,000 day and evening students. In 1998-99, 213 students received A.A. or A.S. degrees, while another 91 students received certificates of completion for technical or career programs. The report finds that enrollment growth patterns cannot be identified due to enrollment swings between 1992 and 1998. The student bodys age is averaged from 1994-1998 enrollment data: 25.8% of students are 16-20, 20.0% are 21-25, 12.7% are 26-30, 20.2% are 31-40, 12.0% are 41-50, and 4.1% are 51-60. In 1998, 44.32% of the student body was Hispanic. Contains 38 tables. (AUTH/NB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Budgets, Campus Planning, College Administration, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), Diversity (Student), Educational Finance, Educational Indicators, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Resource Allocation, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Gavilan Coll., Gilroy, CA.