ERIC Number: ED038937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Feb-17
Reference Count: 0
Plans for Progress
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville.
This report is the first section of a "Long Range Plan for Higher Education in Tennessee" by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. It deals with thee general level and type of program offerings at each of the public institutions and makes recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly on governance of the state's public colleges and universities. Recommended goals for higher education include: (1) opportunity for all who have the ability and interest, (2) a system of public institutions, (3) state programs for advanced graduate and professional study, (4) financial support for state programs, and (5) full accreditation for all programs. Specific recommendations include the development of (1) a community college system by 1975, (2) doctoral programs for Memphis State University, (3) undergraduate and other programs, (4) a study of the need for additional doctoral programs, and (5) establishment of one board to govern the state community colleges, and another to govern the six state universities. (AF)
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Educational Planning, Governance, Higher Education, Planning, State Colleges, State Programs, Two Year Colleges
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 507 State Office Building, Nashville, Tennessee 37219
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville.