ERIC Number: ED021523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Partnership for Progress, the Report of a Legislative Work Conference on Higher Education in the West (5th, Boulder, December 3-5, 1967).
Kroepsch, Robert H., Ed.; Buck, Dorothy P., Ed.
In an attempt to (1) provide a forum for the discussion of critical problems related to higher education in the West, (2) strengthen understanding and communication among western legislators, public officials, and members of the educational community, (3) assist in the dev lopment of a priority list of program areas of concern in which the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) might be helpful, (4) present facts, share ideas, and seek new solutions to problems, and (5) gain insights, widen horizons, and learn from the experiences of colleagues in other states, a legislative work conference with representatives from 13 western states was called. In one of five major addresses, Governor John Love of Colorado urged that WICHE include the training of specialists in government and research as a phase of its operation. John Dale Russell discussed higher education finance, calling attention to the need for educators to use greater efficiency in the process of higher education and for legislators to increase the financial support of higher education in their respective states. Robert E. Smylie made the point that education shapes society. He appealed to the universities to provide public administrators to help solve the problems of society. Jack M. Campbell spoke of major concerns of Americans in their expectations of higher education. James L. Wattenbarger outlined trends, issues, and problems related to the development of junior colleges (DG)
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Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.