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Data

from Digest of Education Statistics

Students·
Total US enrollment at public 2 year institutions was 6,184,000 in 2005.

Number of institutions, enrollment and ratio of enrollment to adult population in selected states (Microsoft Word 31kB May1 11)

Size and location

Faculty
Total in US public 2-year institutions: 362,000

Time spent in classroom, preparing for class, doing research, advising students (Microsoft Word 26kB May1 11) Community College Faculty Attitudes and Trends, 1997, National Center for Postsecondary Improvement. Mary Taylor Huber


Projects

TUESTYC workshops help community college faculty prepare and submit competitive grant proposals to the NSF's Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) program.

WAC Institute for Community Colleges In 2011, Metropolitan Community College -Longview (MO) hosted a Writing Across the Curriculum Institute for Community Colleges, an opportunity for community college WAC directors, discipline faculty, and administrators to learn practical strategies for starting and sustaining a WAC program in a community college setting.

Publications

Bringing Community College Faculty to the Table To Improve Science Education for All

The Role of Community Colleges in the Education of Recent Science and Engineering Graduates

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