2-Year Colleges Get Strategic About Enrollment

(The Chronicle of Higher Ed) November 11, 2013 - Students packed community colleges during the recession, as enrollment hit a historic high… At Manchester Community College, outside Hartford, Conn., annual increases in full-time-equivalent enrollment were as high as 9.9 percent in the fall of 2009. In July, the college was down 8 percent for this fall. "I went into panic mode," says the president, Gena Glickman. "Our budget is so dependent on tuition revenue." How dependent? Almost 60 percent of total revenue comes from tuition and fees…

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News Item Posted On: November 11, 2013
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