ERIC Number: ED247867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-8
Reference Count: 0
Research Needs of Institutions of Higher Education. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Testimony on higher education research needs and federal government support is provided, based on joint hearings before the House Subcommittee on Select Education and the House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. Attention is focused on the Higher Education Act, except for Title IV. Specific concerns include the following: contributions of higher education and research conducted by large research universities to help meet national needs; the pressing needs for increasing federal funding to universities for research equipment in facilities, particularly in the field of science and engineering; the benefits of basic research to society; the importance of federal support for graduate education; the federal government's role in supporting basic and applied research, as well as research for defense needs; the government's role in helping to identify major research needs in the United States; research activities and needs of Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Pennsylvania; Temple University's relationship to the U.S. Department of Education and to the National Institute of Education; and the importance of university research to international interests. (SW)
Descriptors: College Role, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Higher Education, Public Policy, Research Needs, Scientific Research, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Carnegie Mellon University PA; Congress 98th; Higher Education Act 1965; Pennsylvania State University; Research Universities; Temple University PA; University of Pennsylvania