ERIC Number: ED476682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Westchester Community College, 2002 Report Card.
Westchester Community Coll., Valhalla, NY. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
This report summarizes outcome measurements pertaining to 10 mission and strategic planning focus goals of Westchester Community College (New York). Topics include accessibility, academic programs, faculty, lifelong learning, sensitivity to a diverse community, facilities and physical plant, marketing and recruiting, retention, revenue enhancement and restructuring, and academic technology. After providing an overview of the College, outlining the format for the study, and presenting a list of the College's peer institutions, the authors present relevant institutional data for each of the topics listed above. With respect to accessibility, the report states that Westchester Community College has the lowest tuition of all 10 colleges in Westchester County, and the percentage of minority student enrollments has increased significantly over the last decade from 25% in 1990 to 37% in fall 2000. The College has the highest percentage of minority enrollment among the 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system. The measurements utilized to evaluate the quality of Westchester's academic programs include the quality of academic and classroom experience, expenditures on instruction, curriculum innovation, campus computing programs, distance learning online, remedial education, and English as a Second Language programs. The report concludes with a summary of the findings, identifying areas for improvement (e.g., student retention). (RC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Westchester Community Coll., Valhalla, NY. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.