The personality types in a population of advisory committee members at a two-year technical college were found to differ significantly from those in a general population of college graduates in terrns of information acquisition, decision making, and lifestyle preferences. However, when compared to the population of students enrolled at the technical college, the personality types of the advisory committee members were found to differ significantly only in terrns of lifestyle preference.

The typical advisory committee member at this college was found to be a 46 year-old male with an associate or baccalaureate degree. This individual has been a member of an advisory committee for 6.9 years. There is a lack of gender and ethnic diversity among the advisory committee members. Less than 15 % of the members are female and, with the exception of one person, all individuals in the population are Caucasian.



demographic, personality type characteristics, advisory committee, technical college

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