Austin Community College should produce more graduates in health care and technology, increase its enrollment to 50,000 students and continue to pursue innovative approaches to remedial education, according to a new report by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
The report, “Progress Toward Excellence,” is the fourth in a series by the chamber, which has emerged as both partner and prodder when it comes to ACC.
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Facts, figures on ACC
Opened its doors in 1973
Eight campuses, with additional ones opening in fall 2013 in Elgin and spring 2014 in Kyle
40,198 students as of fall 2012
About 5,000 full-time and part-time employees
$272 million annual budget