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ERIC Number: ED057722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Pages: 25
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A Look in Retrospect. C.M.A.--A Consortium. Colleges of Mid-America.
Steir, William F., Jr.
This paper is a general study of the ideals and basic principles upon which consortia are based and an analysis of the Colleges of Mid-America (C.M.A.) consortium in particular. The statement of purpose for the C.M.A. includes: (1) to nurture areas of common interest and develop enriched educational programs for our respective students; (2) to provide for faculty interaction as a means for scholarly growth; (3) to develop cooperative administrative action for the optimal use of our resources; (4) to provide a collective voice for the improvement of higher education; and (5) to provide a special cultural influence in our region. An historical sketch, organizational study and budgetary outline of the consortium are included to indicate the full scope of the organization. Thirty-one examples of academic cooperative arrangements including 276 institutions are listed in a concluding table. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Briar Cliff Coll., Sioux City, IA.