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mississippi association of community and junior colleges fy 2013 legislative recommendations
Mississippi Association of Community and Junior CollegesFY 2013 Legislative Recommendations
  • Enrollment
  • Funding Priorities
  • Performance &


macjc mission

Our mission is to empower Mississippians to realize their full potential through world-class education and training which results in an enhanced quality of life for individuals, communities and the state.  

macjc vision
  • The measures of success for the citizens of Mississippi will be substantially improved through access and opportunity to higher education. Through our commitment to quality, affordable programs and services, students will become more productive citizens.
cjc enrollment

83,210College Students*

143,309Workforce Trainees**

19,033ABE/GED Adults

* Fall 2010 Audited

** Duplicated, n-SPARC longitudinal study shows 76,451 individuals served by Workforce programs

enrollment comparison

Enrollment Comparison

Community College Freshmen and Sophomores vs. all Undergraduates at 4-Year Institutions

cjc enrollment1

72% of all freshmen

58%of all undergraduates

52%of all students taking credit courses

*Fall 2010 Audited

cjc enrollment2





97%Miss. Residents

18.2Avg. ACT

25.8Avg. Age

75% Full-time

25% Part-time

*Fall 2010 Audited

hinds cc enrollment
Hinds CC Enrollment

6,774Hinds County

3,186Rankin County

1,439 Warren County

653 Claiborne and Copiah

2,446 Other Counties

Hinds CC is the fourth largest institution of higher learning in Mississippi.

*Fall 2010 Audited

workforce training
Workforce Training

28,873People Trained in 2010-11

-10,806 Trainees in State-funded Workforce Projects

-18,067 Contract Training , Teacher CEUs, ACT testing, Work- based Learning and Fifty-Plus Learning in Retirement

*Fall 2010 Audited

high school dual enrollment
High SchoolDual Enrollment
  • 456 high school students enrolled in 2010-11
  • Of that number, 409 received DUAL CREDIT for high school graduation requirements and college credit
  • 16 high schools participating in 2011-12
  • 30 college courses being taught at high school campuses
fy 2013 priority 1 mid level funding
FY 2013 – Priority 1 Mid-Level Funding
  • Provide community colleges per student state funding that is midway between per student state funding for K-12 and regional public universities.
  • Mid-Level Funding law, SB 2364, passed by 2007 Legislature.
fy 2013 priority 1 mid level funding1
FY 2013 – Priority 1 Mid-Level Funding
  • MLF guarantees access and affordability – CJC tuition increases outpaced inflation and increases in median family income for the past 10 years.
  • Student tuition revenues are higher than state appropriations at some community colleges in FY 2012.
losing ground on mid level funding
Losing Ground on Mid-Level Funding

Fiscal Year


2007 28%

2008 17% first year MLF law

2009 16%

2010 21%

2011 36%

2012 39%*budgeted

mid point salaries calculation using fy 2012 estimated data
Mid-Point Salaries Calculation Using FY 2012 Estimated Data

Differencebetween CJC Average Salary and Mid-Point Salary Estimate =

FY 2013: $2,944 or 5.8 Percent

compelling reasons to achieve mid level funding
Compelling Reasons to Achieve Mid-Level Funding

1Access and Affordability

2Underprepared Students

3More College Graduates

4Competitive Faculty Salaries


graduation campaign
Graduation Campaign

Hinds CC achieved a 16% increase in graduates in FY 2010.

In FY 2011, there were 1,929 Hinds CC graduates.

minority male leadership initiative
Minority Male Leadership Initiative
  • Three year, $1.7 million federal grant
  • Jackson Campus – Academic/Technical Center
  • Comprehensive program of student support, academic interventions, counseling and mentoring aimed at increasing graduation rate among black males
  • Collaborative project with community and IHL institutions
  • Project is in response to 2009 Mississippi Task Force report about African-American males in college
fy 2013 priority 2 capital improvements
FY 2013 – Priority 2 Capital Improvements
  • $166,000,000*
  • Compared to IHL, Mississippi’s 15 community colleges received only .29 cents for every dollar awarded to the state’s eight public universities since 1989.

*One-half of the funds to be distributed equally and the balance to be distributed based on enrollment

state headquarters building capital improvements
State Headquarters BuildingCapital Improvements
  • $9,000,000 separate request
  • The Legislature has given MCCB the land, and the planning is done. It is time to build a headquarters for the oldest community college system in the nation.
classroom complex jackson campus atc
Classroom ComplexJackson Campus - ATC

$5 Million State Bond Funds

$400,000 Hinds County Funds for Furnishing and Equipment

muse center rankin campus
Muse CenterRankin Campus

$27 Million Rankin County Bonds

Muse Center, Campus Expansion and Renovation

residence halls raymond campus
Residence HallsRaymond Campus

$18 Million Revenue Bonds

fy 2013 priority 3 dropout recovery
FY 2013 – Priority 3Dropout Recovery
  • $11,469,500
  • Provide the same level of state support per ABE/GED student as students enrolled in regular college level programs
  • 3,500 dropouts served at FTE value of $3,277
  • Short-term skills training and wrap-around services such as transportation, child care and legal aid
fy 2013 priority 3 dropout recovery1
FY 2013 – Priority 3Dropout Recovery
  • Of the 20,489 Adult Education students served last year, only 3,067 were functioning at an 8th grade level or above.
  • With state and federal funding, only $387 per student is available to serve this population.
  • Mississippi cannot achieve its goal of more citizens with college credentials and degrees unless more adult learners earn a GED and transition to higher education.
2011 2012 average tuition and fees

2011-2012 Average Tuition and Fees

The Most Affordable and the Best Value

financial aid 2010 11
  • Three out of four students receive some type of aid, grants, scholarships, loans and work-study
  • 62% (10,351) receive Pell Grants
  • 40% receive loans
  • College change financial aid disbursement process to encourage student persistence and graduation. Aid is no longer awarded in a lump sum.
community and junior colleges performance and accountability
Community and Junior Colleges Performance and Accountability
  • Committed to helping Mississippi reach national benchmarks for educational attainment/skills level by 2025;
  • Committed to the work of the Educational Achievement Council;
  • Committed to a system-wide set of metrics that clearly demonstrate the performance and effectiveness of our institutions; and
  • Committed to presenting community college outcomes to the scrutiny of the public and public officials.
mississippi community colleges
Mississippi Community Colleges…

The best institutions that build their reputations on the backs of the students they serve and the workers they produce.

  • Fiscally Conservative
  • High Performing
  • Accountable
fy 2013 macjc legislative recommendations endorsed by
FY 2013 MACJC Legislative Recommendations Endorsed by
  • Mississippi Community College Board
  • Mississippi Community and Junior College Trustees Association
  • Mississippi Community and Junior College

Inter-Alumni Association

  • Mississippi Faculty Association for Community and Junior Colleges
  • Community College Student VOICES Organization