ERIC Number: ED074916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Nov
Reference Count: 0
New England Regional Student Program Evaluation 1957-1972.
Plehn, Steffen W.
This document presents an evaluation report of the New England Regional Student Program, a program that is a unique effort on the part of the 6 New England states to expand opportunities in postsecondary education for citizens of the region, and to use all regional, postsecondary instructional facilities in the most economic manner. In the major division of the program, over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students annually use the program to achieve their educational objectives. Over 500 courses of study are currently available to regional citizens at the 71 publically assisted universities, colleges and institutes. The evaluation indicates that, while still small in gross numbers of students involved, the program has grown by some 400% over the past 5 years. The report further indicates that, although the program is well-accepted and operating smoothly, the barriers of state borderlines and the local interests of the institutions serve as forces working against any major growth in the immediate future. A second problem facing the program is the question of the relationship between the legal residency status of out-of-state students and their tuition obligations to public institutions. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: New England Board of Higher Education, Wellesley, MA.
Note: Includes a 33 page abstract