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ERIC Number: ED019087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May-5
Pages: 53
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Reference Count: 0
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ACCESS TO QUALITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY, A MASTER PLAN FOR MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY COLLEGES THROUGH 1975. SUMMARY REPORT.
DEYO, DONALD E.
THIS SUMMARY REPORT REAPPRAISES THE 1958 MASTER PLAN AND PROJECTS THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM TO 1975 ACCORDINGLY. IT COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF SUCH A SYSTEM AND MAY SERVE AS A GUIDE TO OTHER STATE OR REGIONAL PLANNERS. ITS CONSIDERATIONS INCLUDE (1) A PHILOSOPHY OF HIGHER EDUCATION, (2) THE PURPOSE AND FUNCTION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (ITS LEGAL SETTING, CHARACTERISTICS, OBJECTIVES, AND SUBSIDIARY SERVICES), (3) OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, (4) THE 1965 STATUS OF THE COLLEGES (POLICIES FOR ESTABLISHMENT AND PLANT, STAFF, LIBRARIES, FACULTY, ADMISSIONS, PLACEMENT OF GRADUATES, OPERATING COSTS), (5) CURRICULUM (LIBERAL ARTS, OCCUPATIONAL, CONTINUING), (6) PROJECTED ENROLLMENTS AND PRIORITIES FOR NEW OR EXISTING FACILITIES, ADDITIONAL COLLEGES, (7) ESTIMATES OF SPACE NEEDS AND OF CAPITAL AND OPERATING COSTS, (8) THE SYSTEM'S CENTRAL OFFICE (ITS RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE BOARD IN ADMINISTRATIVE, SUPERVISORY, COORDINATIVE, AND OPERATIONAL FUNCTIONS, AS WELL AS THE PROVISION OF LEADERSHIP AND LIAISON SERVICES, AND THE SUPERVISION OF OVER-ALL RESEARCH PROJECTS AND THEIR STAFFING), AND (9) 22 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, INCLUDING A SUGGESTION FOR A NEW MASTER PLAN STUDY WITHIN THE NEXT TEN YEARS. AN ADDENDUM WITH INFORMATION ON THE CHANGES IN THE SYSTEM BETWEEN MAY 1967 AND FEBRUARY 1968 IS INCLUDED. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Board of Regional Community Colleges, Boston.
Identifiers: MASSACHUSETTS