Saturday, September 15, 2001

Community college enrollment tops 60,000




The Associated Press

        LEXINGTON — More than 60,000 students signed up for courses at Kentucky Community and Technical College System for the fall semester.

        At 60,031 full- and part-time students, enrollment increased 15 percent from last year.

        Enrollment in Internet-based or Internet-enhanced courses increased threefold from fall 2000 to fall 2001.

        “These strong numbers all over the state demonstrate that our colleges are fulfilling their mission of serving as Kentuckians' primary gateway to quality postsecondary education,” said Michael B. McCall, KCTCS president.

        KCTCS includes 28 colleges with 50 campuses that operate in 16 seamless districts.

       



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