ERIC Number: ED040650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Public Administration. Report of Master Plan Committee T.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Master Plan Committee.
This report of the Master Plan Committee on Public Administration is part of Phase III of the Illinois Statewide Master Plan for Higher Education. Chapter I summarizes the Committee's 14 recommendations. Chapter II is the introduction. Chapter III describes in some detail the nature of the public service's present and projected needs for persons with some training in public administration and allied fields. It also emphasizes the corollary need for increased emphasis on education for public service careers. Chapter IV comments upon the need for new and expanded public administration programs in the State's colleges and universities and recommends the establishment of a Commission on Education for the Public Service to help develop such programs. Chapter V describes specific actions that should be taken to improve the quality of public administration training and to increase the number of qualified applicants for positions in the public service. The appendix contains (1) a study of manpower needs of governmental agencies in Illinois, (2) descriptions of (a) public administration programs in Illinois, (b) graduate programs in public administration throughout the U.S., (c) the role of liberal arts colleges in public administration, and (d) educational problems confronting a government personnel agency and an on-going federal program. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Master Plan Committee.