ERIC Number: ED077331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Question of Partnership: Institutions of Higher Education As A Resource in the Solution of National Problems.
Faiman, Robert N., Ed.; Olivier, Maurice E., Ed.
This document presents a report and recommendations of the conference on institutions of higher education as a resource in the solution of national problems. The report presents a summary for the discussions and deliberations of the conference with regard to 4 specific issues: (1) the university as a public resource; (2) internal organization of the university so that it may function as a resource in the solution of public problems; (3) external mechanisms and approaches for effective access to and utilization of the university for public problem solving; and (4) institutional and governmental policies and support necessary for the university to function in a public service role. Six of the papers that were prepared as a basis for conference discussions are also included. These are: (1) Higher Education and National Problem-Solving; (2) Higher Education: Modification Toward Changing Needs and Concerns of Society; (3) The University Interface with Societal Problems: Consequences and Prospect; (4) The University and Approaches to Problems of State and Local Government; (5) Specific Strategies and Mechanisms for University/Industry Interface; and (6) Internal Organization of the University for the Solution of Public Problems. (Author/HS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: Report and Recommendations of the Conference on Institutions of Higher Education As a Resource in the Solution of National Problems, Washington May 8-10, 1972