ERIC Number: ED185676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
History and Development of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
Shefter, Jan; And Others
The purpose of this paper, one of three related documents, is to describe the events leading to the creation and organization of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, which was authorized by Congress in 1972 through the Educational Amendments Act. The legislative mandate for the fund was to improve postsecondary educational opportunities with an initial appropriation of $10 milllon. The first section of the paper describes the expansion of Federal involvement in higher education that eventually led to the fund. The second section describes the internal planning that took place in preparation for the agency's establishment. (Author/LD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Program Planning and Evaluation (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: NTS Research Corp., Durham, NC.
Identifiers: Education Amendments 1972; Fund for Improvement of Postsecondary Education
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Boston, MA, April 7-11, 1980). For related documents, see EA 012 611-612.