DACA Task Force aims to increase enrollment

October 4, 2018

By Steven Adamo Enrollment among undocumented students continues to decline, according to Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez. “Numbers continue to draw down, from fall of 2016 to fall of 2018, we lost 21% of credit undocumented students,” said Chancellor Rodriguez at the Ad Hoc Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Task Force meeting at ELAC Thursday. He met with ELAC’s Dream Resource Center, as well as staff…


ELAC faces impending deficit, enrollment grows

October 25, 2017

By Steve Adamo Despite growing enrollment, talk of an upcoming deficit was the main topic of the East Los Angeles College Shared Governance Council meeting Monday. During his presentation, Vice President of Academic Affairs Ruben Arenas provided numerous slides of data and charts that show East Los Angeles College’s record growth and looming deficit. “I do firmly believe that we’d be in a much worse situation, if we hadn’t tied…


Enrollment dip discussed during budget meeting

By Dorany Pineda The College Budget Committee reviewed the enrollment outlook for the fall 2017 semester on Monday and found it had decreased. The  Fall 2017 Credit Enrollment Comparison found a nine percent dip in student enrollment this semester compared to enrollment in 2016’s fall semester. The drop from fall 2016’s 30,011 students to the current 25,585 is due mostly to a low unemployment rate and a problematic Student Information…

September 20, 2017