ERIC Number: ED368309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education in Texas: 1994 Status Report.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
This report on the status of higher education in Texas covers enrollment trends, quality and access, research, campus planning, funding, and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board activities. The first section looks at enrollment trends and projections to the year 2005 highlighting an expected 250 percent increase in the number now attending the state's largest public university. It identifies strategies to improve transfer of college courses and changes in the Texas Academic Skills Program test for college bound students. The second section examines program quality and access and describes partnerships to address workforce needs, math and science initiatives, medical education efforts, and use of technology in educational services. The third section focuses on access to education particularly dropout prevention and minority recruitment. The following section covers research, state funding for research, and the advent of a new publication featuring commercial applications of university research. The fifth section looks at campus planning, reducing deferred maintenance, assessing campus space needs, and expanding funds for construction. The next section discusses funding and appropriations including facilities funding, special item funding and evaluation of tuition and fees. The final section describes the Texas Coordinating Board's effort to promote quality, access, and efficiency. Many figures illustrate the report. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Campus Planning, College Programs, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Research, Research Projects, School Business Relationship, State Aid, State Boards of Education, Statewide Planning
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, P.O. Box 12788, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.