INTRODUCTION -- FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND ACTIVITY -- LIBRARY --
COMMUNITY SERVICE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION -- STUDENT SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES --
PHYSICAL FACILITIES -- ACCREDITATION STATUS -- CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT --
BRUNSWICK COLLEGE FOUNDATION -- SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND NEEDS --
APPENDIX, Institutional Statistics -- [FINANCIAL REPORT] --
Stable or slightly declining enrollment due to number of high school graduates declining.
Increasing number of older students who are returning to college. May be an increase in the industrial
and military installations which will stimulate population growth. Additional enrollment of students in the evening
courses offered through the Division of Vocational/Technical Education.
There was also an increase in workshops, conferences and lecture
series offered through the newly established James D. Compton Chair for
the Study of Private Enterprise. --
The percent of the
faculty members who hold the doctorate has increased substantially. Currently,
32.65% of the teaching faculty hold the terminal degree in their
respective teaching fields. --
The library budget for materials (books, periodicals, binding, and microforms)
has remained constant at about $39,000 a year. But the cost of
library materials has constantly increased. --
The Director of Continuing Education and Community Service, Mr.
John H. Carmichael, retired from his position after thirteen years of
distinguished service to the institution. --
Effort is being made to meet the educational needs
of the military personnel stationed at the King's Bay installation. --
In the office of Student Affairs, the counseling center continues
to provide counseling services for a diversity of student needs. Several
hundred students are counseled each quarter with financial aid being the
most frequently sought services. --
Student participation was also influential
in helping to formulate plans for functional yet aesthetic campus projects, and
for screening applications for Dean of Academic Affairs. --
Foundation, Inc. helping make possible construction of a fine arts/civic center building.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Commission on
Colleges mandated a second Institutional
Self-Study, which will begin fall quarter 1979. 18 month process. --
faculty and staff personnel
salaries and fringe benefits 15% below national average --
Academic performance of students is a primary concern
of the institution. Entrance test scores (SAT and BSE and local placement
tests) indicate that many entering freshmen are ill-prepared to
pursue the rigorous courses in the Core Curriculum.