ERIC Number: ED475984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Houston Community College System Fact Book, 2001-2002.
Houston Community Coll. System, TX. Office of Institutional Research.
The Houston Community College System (HCCS) (Texas) is the third largest community college system in the state of Texas. Its five regional colleges offer workforce training programs, academic transfer courses, and continuing education. HCCS is the state-mandated workforce trainer for the city of Houston. More than 22% of the area's adult population (1,387,720) is African American, 32% is Hispanic, 37% is white, and 6% is Asian/Pacific Islander. In addition, 32% of households have incomes lower than $25,000, and 17% have incomes lower than $15,000. At least 56% of high school students are economically disadvantaged, and 19% are bilingual/ESL students. This fact book for HCCS provides a brief overview of each of the following areas: (1) Vision 2000-2003; (2) Values 2000-2003; (3) Mission 2000-2003; (4) Goals and Objectives 2000-2003; (5) Overview of the HCCS; (6) Elected Board of Trustees; (7) Board Member Districts Map; (8) Service Area Demographics; (9) Service Area Map; (10) Accreditations and Approvals; and (11) Partnerships, which includes tech prep articulation with high schools and articulation agreements with senior institutions. Trend data extends over 6 years, from 1995 through 2001. Contains more than 60 tables, figures, and graphs. (NB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Organization, Budgets, College Faculty, College Graduates, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Demography, Employment, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Mission, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), Objectives, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Houston Community Coll. System, TX. Office of Institutional Research.