ERIC Number: ED221245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul-15
Reference Count: 0
Fee Contingency Plan--Background and Issues.
This report presents a contingency plan recommended to the Board of Governors of California Community Colleges for the imposition of a statewide student charge policy for fiscal year 1983-84. Section A outlines the policy implications of the plan, the method by which it will be developed, staff implications, and the timing of the development of the plan. Section B presents the recommendations of the Postsecondary Education Commission for the development of a contingency plan for fees. Section C provides a glossary of terms commonly used when discussing tuition and fees. Section D discusses the policies for setting student charges and outlines different approaches involving costs, benefits, program objectives, student progress, student residence, practices elsewhere, and fiscal problems. Section E examines the implementation of charges, focusing on assessment techniques adopted, the uses to which fees can be put, the impact of alternative policies, and their effect on student financial aid. Section F discusses existing sources and levels of student financial aid and the outlook for 1983-84. Section G examines existing student fees and charges and the extent to which they fall below the amount which is legally permitted. Finally, section H discusses various trends in tax revenues, enrollments, and inflation which might necessitate the imposition of student charges. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Note: Report prepared as background for use by the Board of Governors' Special Committee on Fee Contingency Plan in its preliminary discussion (July 15, 1982).