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ERIC Number: ED215604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
White House Report: Initiatives on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Information is presented on the resources ad commitments made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) for funding year 1980. Information is provided for agencies within the Department of Agriculture regarding student assistance, research and development (R&D) equipment and facilities, personnel, and other activities. Expenditures for HBCU from 1979 to 1980 and projected expenditures for 1981 are outlined for HBCUs and other colleges. The following information is outlined in an overview: the Department of Agriculture expended over $470 million to colleges and universities, a 9 percent increase over funding year 1979; over $2.6 million was expended for student assistance of which 17 percent went to HBCU and 83 percent went to HBCU as compared with 94 percent to all other colleges; the Science and Education Administration accounted for 97 percent of all the expenditures in R&D to all colleges and 99 percent of all the expenditures that HBCU received for 1980; about $6 thousand was expended for equipment and facilities (online computer systems to 13 HBCU); over $1.8 million was expended on personnel, of which 26 percent was spent on HBCU and 74 percent was expended on other colleges; the total expenditure for other activities was over $11.6 million, of which 10 percent was spent to increase participatory involvement of black colleges in Department of Agriculture programs and 90 percent was expended in support of other colleges and universities. Program objectives by agency and a Department of Agriculture organizational chart are included. (SW)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Department of Agriculture; Research and Development