ERIC Number: ED180323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Status of Planning for Postsecondary Education in Mississippi--1979.
Mississippi State Postsecondary Education Planning Board, Jackson.
The status of statewide planning for postsecondary education in Mississippi is examined. Existing planning efforts and results for public universities, public junior colleges, private junior and senior colleges, and proprietary schools are described. Information was obtained primarily from published reports of the institutions, letters, questionnaires, and public documents. In Chapter I the development of Mississippi postsecondary education is reviewed including a brief history of the planning process and state higher education statistics. The needs and resources of higher education are examined in Chapter II. Enrollment rate and popular areas of study are discussed. Financing of Mississippi postsecondary education is discussed in Chapter III focusing on formulas for fund allocation. Chapter IV presents a discussion of the role of state planners and the scope of statewide education establishments. Information is also provided concerning the role and goals of individual institutions. In Chapter V accessibility to education is examined through a discussion of geographic factors, branch campuses, off-campus centers, information centers, educational television, regionalization, and financial aid. Admissions requirements, programs and degrees, and graduate programs for each Mississippi institution are discussed in Chapter VI. The status of health education is examined in Chapter VII including medical schools, postgraduate medical education, dental education, nursing education, and health-related professions. (SF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission (School), Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Financial Support, Graduate Study, Institutional Characteristics, Master Plans, Medical Education, Needs Assessment, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Resource Allocation, State Aid, Statewide Planning, Tax Allocation, Undergraduate Study
Mississippi Postsecondary Education Planning Board, Suite 101, Universities Center, 1855 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS 39211
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Postsecondary Education Planning Board, Jackson.