ERIC Number: ED252125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Putting Our Minds Together: New Directions for Michigan Higher Education. Final Report.
Recommendations of the Governor's Commission on the Future of Higher Education in Michigan are presented in this final report. The recommendations focus on: investing in people, focusing priorities, supporting economic progress, and creating a partnership for action. Specific concerns include: stabilizing tuition and expanding aid to students, promoting educational opportunities, adopting minimum college admission standards, defining the instructional core, attracting and retaining faculty, updating instructional equipment and resources, identifying college roles and missions, developing a higher education database, adopting policy-based funding formulas, improving program review and approval, targeting capital expenditures, promoting program efficiency, strengthening institutional leadership, supporting excellence in research and development, moving expertise and innovations to the marketplace, responding to a changing workplace, assuming strong leadership in all sectors, and adjusting appropriations through increases and reductions. The executive order establishing the Governor's Commission is included, along with biographies for commission members and staff, and a list of the 25 background papers referred to in the report. (SW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Advisory Committees, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning, College Role, Economic Factors, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Master Plans, School Business Relationship, Statewide Planning
Commission on the Future of Higher Education, North Ottawa Building, Box 30026, Lansing, MI 48909.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Governor's Commission on the Future of Higher Education in Michigan, Lansing.
Identifiers: Blue Ribbon Commissions; Michigan
Note: For related documents, see HE 017 955, ED 243 376, and ED 247 869.