ERIC Number: ED048835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Function, Scope, and Structure of Higher Education in Connecticut. Report of Task Force II to the Connecticut Commission for Higher Education.
Connecticut Commission for Higher Education, Hartford.
The mission of Task Force II was to examine the function, scope, and structure of higher education in Connecticut, including: (1) an analysis of the extent of the State's responsibility for providing education beyond high school; (2) identification of organizations or institutions that would be responsible for offering different level programs and to whom they should be accountable; (3) ways in which the educational system can best serve the State's needs in higher education through teaching, research, and service; and (4) ways to improve interinstitutional cooperation. This report presents: (1) the Task Force assignment; (2) Task Force members; (3) a summary of recommendations; (4) a discussion of the creation of the Task Forces of higher education in the State, including a description of public higher education's 5 subsystems, and of the growing cooperation between the State system and independent colleges; (5) a discussion of the Task Force's interpretation of the function, scope, and structure of higher education; (6) an examination of the Commission for Higher Education's role in higher education and recommendations regarding this role; and (7) the conclusion. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Connecticut Commission for Higher Education, Hartford.