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ERIC Number: ED494034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 201
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-8711-7365-4
National Profile of Community Colleges: Trends and Statistics, 4th Edition
Phillippe, Kent A.; Sullivan, Leila Gonzalez
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3)
This book offers a national view of trends and statistics related to today's community colleges. The new edition includes completely revised text as well as updates to charts and tables on topics such as enrollment, student outcomes, population, curriculum, faculty, workforce, and financial aid. Informative narrative introduces and provides context for the data. An excellent resource for presentations, public information, media relations, and long-range planning. Chapter 1, Community Colleges Past and Present, recounts the history of community colleges and summarizes some of the more pressing issues facing them today. Chapter 2, Community College Enrollment, provides detailed information and demographics concerning enrollment at community colleges and puts it in perspective with the rest of higher education. Chapter 3, The Social and Economic Impact of Community Colleges, describes the impact of community colleges on students and their communities through measures such as degree and certificate completion, employment data, and educational attainment within the general population. Chapter 4, Community College Staff and Services, offers a view of staffing at community colleges, from the presidency and senior administration to faculty and support staff. Chapter 5, College Education Costs and Financing, focuses on the financial aspects of community colleges, as they affect the institution and its students. Chapter 6, A Look at the Future, presages trends and issues that will define the community college of the future. The book also contains a Preface, Glossary, References, Index, and About the Authors. (Contains 39 figures and 77 tables.)
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Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
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