ERIC Number: ED480998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Matter of Facts: The North Carolina Community College System Fact Book, 2003.
North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.
This 2003 fact book for the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction, which covers mission, history, programs, governance, funding and other areas. (2) Program Briefs, which covers basic skills, distance learning, community service, occupational continuing education, workforce initiatives, and other areas. (3) Finance/Facilities/Equipment, which includes an overview of the budget process, a description of state level expenditures, and descriptions of facilities and equipment. (4) Student Data, which offers information regarding enrollment by age group, employment status, race, and gender, among other issues. (5) Staff/Faculty Data, which offers data on full-time system totals by position category, and divides those into race, gender, years of service, and educational attainment. Highlights of the report are as follow: NCCCS trained approximately 57,000 students in Information Technology related programs in 2001-02. Over 10,000 students trained in Certified Nursing Aide I. More than 20,000 students took courses in business management, leadership, and supervision skills. North Carolina community colleges trained 95% of the state's firefighters, and more than 80% of the state's law enforcement officers. The colleges generated more than 13 million membership hours in workforce continuing education. (Contains 37 tables and figures.) (NB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Budgets, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Curriculum, Distance Education, Enrollment Trends, Job Training, School Demography, Service Learning, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/Publications/docs/Publications/fb2003.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.