ERIC Number: ED174153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct-20
Reference Count: 0
Financial Measures Project: Measuring Financial Conditions of Colleges and Universities, 1978 Working Conference.
Coldren, Sharon L., Ed.
Papers are presented from a 1978 working conference on measuring financial conditions of colleges and universities. Contents include the following: "The Federal Government's Interest in the Development of Financial Measures" by M. Chandler; "Improving the Conceptual Framework for Measuring Financial Condition Using Institutional Management Data" by H. H. Jenny; "A Multivariate Approach to the Analysis of Institutional Financial Condition" by D. J. Collier; "Using HEGIS Data for Aggregate Analyses of Financial Conditions" by P. Mertins; "Monitoring the Financial Status of Independent Institutions in New York State" by P. Wing and N. A. Mercer; "Higher Education Financing in the Fifty States: Interstate Comparisons" by K. Halstead and M. McCoy; "Data and Ratios Used to Analyze the Financial Condition of Independent Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania" by J. Minter; "Building an Accurate Financial Data Base" by C. A. Conger; "A Validity Check on the HEGIS Finance Data" by C. Patrick and D. J. Collier; "Comments on Methodological and Statistical Problems Present in Financial Measures Analyses" by A. J. Stenner; "Financial Analysis: The First Steps" by N. Dickmeyer; "Costing, Concepts, Methodologies, and Uses" by D. I. Carter; and "The Potential of a Shared Modeling System for Measurement of Comparative Financial Condition" by D. A. Updegrove. (SW)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Data Analysis, Databases, Economic Research, Economic Status, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Fiscal Capacity, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Private Colleges, Research Methodology
American Council on Education, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Association of Coll. and Univ. Business Officers, Washington, DC.; National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Higher Education General Information Survey; New York
Note: Document prepared by the Economics and Finance Unit; Contains some small print