ERIC Number: ED219999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Statewide Plan for Higher Education, State of New Jersey Board of Higher Education.
New Jersey State Board of Higher Education, Trenton.
The 1981 statewide plan for higher education in New Jersey is presented. The following challenges for the future are briefly addressed: education in a technological society, liberal education for social change, the size and composition of the college population, public priorities and fiscal resources, the role of government, the Board and Department of Higher Education, the chancellor, institutional quality, affirmative action, international education, research, and cultural responsibilities. Policy for the decade ahead is considered in relation to opportunities for higher education, quality of educational programs, research and advancement of knowledge, and management and accountability. The role and mission of specific institutions of higher education and of each sector are considered. Enrollment goals and projections are specified regarding undergraduate enrollment goals, the proportion of high school graduates going to college, the role of out-of-state students, the retention of students, and the enrollment of transfer students and older students. Admission policies for the 1980s are considered in respect to increasing access, matching student needs with institutional strengths, and increasing access to transfer students. Academic program quality concerns, quality and development of the faculty, basic skills testing and programs, bilingual education, institutional resources, and student services and facilities are addressed. Issues pertaining to financing higher education in the 1980s and specific programs, including vocational and cooperative education, and health professions education are also covered. Minimum requirements for degrees and the methodology for projecting enrollments are described in appendices. (SW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Ancillary School Services, Basic Skills, College Admission, College Faculty, College Libraries, College Planning, College Role, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Enrollment Projections, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Professional Education, State Aid, State Colleges, Statewide Planning, Undergraduate Study
State of New Jersey Board of Higher Education, 225 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Board of Higher Education, Trenton.
Identifiers: Institutional Mission; New Jersey