ERIC Number: ED090898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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A Statistical Portrait of Higher Education.
Harris, Seymour E.
This document presents 700 key tables from the thousands of tabulations made by Government agencies, private surveys, and extensive research projects, comments on their significance to the history and economy of higher education, and provides guidance to their sources. The 28 chapters cover questions relating to undergraduate and graduate student characteristics; a profile of the current college graduate; student expenses; student aid; graduate student aid; enrollment; degrees; various aspects of institutions; enrollment in relation to population; international comparisons; dropouts; general faculty characteristics; supply and demand; recruitment and mobility of faculty; faculty pay,outside earnings, and allocation of time; scientific manpower; income; Government's contribution; endowment income and investment policy; tuition; expenditures: library and separately budgeted expenditures on research; physical plant; Federal funds for scientific activities; various aspects of expenditures; the burden of educational finance; the issue of productivity; and the structure of higher educational enrollment. An extensive listing of references is included. (MJM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Degrees (Academic), Dropout Research, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Expenditures, Faculty Mobility, Faculty Recruitment, Higher Education, Income, Institutional Research, Scientific Personnel, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Teacher Salaries, Tuition
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Hightstown, New Jersey 08520 ($25.00)
Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education , Berkeley, CA.