ERIC Number: ED029593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Proposal for Progress: Guidelines for State Policy and Comprehensive Planning of Post-Secondary Education.
Minnesota Higher Education Coordinating Commission, St. Paul.
Designed as the basis for continuous planning in the area of higher education in Minnesota, this report utilizes research generated by the Commission's comprehensive data collection system. It aims to: project needs, assess the current status and future directions of higher education in Minnesota, clarify the role of each of the components in the higher education system, recommend basic state policies, and identify areas that should receive special attention. Discussions, enhanced by figures, cover: present and projected enrollments, academic programs, location of institutions, recommendations for new institutions, the need for a metropolitan area study, interstate cooperation, counseling facilities, financial needs, teaching, research and public service functions, productivity, professional personnel, instructional costs, the structure of higher education in Minnesota, and funding. The Appendices contain a report on manpower needs, a review of new programs and suggestions for coordination, and information on faculty salaries and library resources. Proposals for establishment of new junior colleges, for a program change at the Southern School of Agriculture, Waseca, for the metropolitan area study, and for a Minnesota-Wisconsin Higher Education Agreement are also included. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Higher Education Coordinating Commission, St. Paul.