ERIC Number: ED390347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov-7
Reference Count: N/A
Priorities, Quality, and Productivity of Illinois Higher Education: Assessment of Institutional Actions in 1994-95.
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
This report provides a summary and assessment of the Priorities, Quality and Productivity (PQP) efforts during 1994-95 of Illinois community colleges and independent colleges and universities, collectively, and of individual public universities. Emphasis is on implementation of recommendations of the Illinois Board of Higher Education of November, 1994. The first section describes each state university's PQP initiative work on campus priorities, productivity of instructional programs, academic quality and productivity, research and public service, administrative productivity, and recommendations. The second section describes efforts in the community college system, particularly priorities, fiscal year 1995 reinvestment, key areas of productivity improvements, academic and student support functions, academic quality and productivity, administrative productivity, and special areas of focus on student retention and institutional support services. A final section on independent colleges and universities summarizes in some detail progress reported by the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities, and more briefly, by the proprietary Schools Advisory Committee, as well as individual reports of 13 other independent institutions. (JB)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, College Outcomes Assessment, Colleges, Community Colleges, Dropout Prevention, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Enrollment, Financial Support, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Productivity, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Proprietary Schools, Public Service, Research, School Holding Power, State Programs, State Universities, Universities
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Note: For the summary and assessment for 1993-94 and recommendations for 1994-95, see ED 375 752.