ERIC Number: ED084948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Quality of Educational Life, Priorities for Today.
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.
This report discusses how life on campus has been affected by changes in society and changes in the university's role. These changes have placed new demands upon the higher education system. But dynamics within the system have grown inflexible and dehumanizing as a result of system priorities. These priorities set in motion dynamics that compel campus members to conform to system needs. Human concerns that would dictate that the system grow and change in conformity with campus needs are suppressed. The quality of educational life suffers as a result. Problems proliferate as pressure builds between system demands and human needs. A sense of purpose is eroded. Dissatisfactions among campus members are high while crises or conflicts erupt easily. This report illustrates how the change in priorities can be instrumental in resolving campus problems and details the implications this holds for changing mental health delivery systems on campus. For related reports concerning mental health on campus, see HE 004 815, HE 004 827, HE 004 828, HE 004 829, and HE 004 830. (Author/MJM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD. Experimental and Special Training Branch.
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.