March 18, 2009
Community-College Leaders Find They Must Serve More With Less
The vast majority of community-college leaders report that student enrollment is up at a time when more than half have seen their budgets drop, according to the findings of a survey scheduled to be released today.
Almost three-quarters of those surveyed said their enrollment is up at least 5 percent over last year—with 28 percent reporting increases of more than 10 percent. Meanwhile, almost 38 percent had their budgets cut by more than 5 percent this academic year. The