ERIC Number: ED049711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Impact of Changes in Federal Science Funding Patterns on Academic Institutions, 1968-70.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
This report presents the findings of two surveys undertaken in 1969 and 1970 by the National Science Foundation to determine the effects of recent changes in Federal funding on various types of institutions of higher education; on faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows; on science program direction; and on other aspects of higher education. The findings are reported for the following categories: (1) expenditures for science activities; (2) budget categories affected; (3) manpower changes; (4) staff participation in research and teaching; (5) curtailment of research projects and major research facilities; (6) departments most seriously affected; (7) policy changes; and (8) major effects cited by central administration staff and department heads. The appendices contain: (1) analytical institutional tables; (2) analytical departmental tables; (3) basic data tables; and (4) the 1970 survey instrument. (AF)
Descriptors: Expenditures, Federal Aid, Financial Problems, Financial Support, Higher Education, Problems, Research, Sciences
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.75)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.