ERIC Number: ED167035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jun
Reference Count: 0
A Report to the President, June 1964. Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia.
President's Committee on Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia.
The final report of the Committee on Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia, which was created by President Kennedy in 1963, is presented. The contents are as follows: the committee's assignment and procedures; educational problems of the District of Columbia; the educational resources and deficiencies of the District; the basic educational need of the District; recommendations concerning the community (or junior) college; recommendations concerning a college of liberal arts and sciences; recommendations concerning noncompetitive scholarships in special curricula; recommendations concerning high-level graduate study and research; and the organization and relationships of District educational institutions. The discussion of the community college and the college of liberal arts and sciences considers the need for the colleges, the nature and purposes of the colleges, the student bodies, and other significant characteristics of the college. The discussion of institutional organization and relationships among institutions considers the separate organization and administration of the two proposed institutions, creation of a Board of Higher Education, and prompt planning and preliminary organization. (SW)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, College Administration, College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Demand, Educational Problems, Educational Resources, Governing Boards, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Needs Assessment, Public Education, Research Projects, Scholarships, Sciences, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia.
Identifiers: District of Columbia