ERIC Number: ED122673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct-31
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing the Federal Program for Strengthening Developing Institutions of Higher Education. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Office of Education.
Staats, Elmer B.
The success of the Developing Institutions program in strengthening the nation's higher education resources is discussed by the Comptroller General of the United States. The program is authorized by Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Uses of Title III funds and eligibility requirements are described, along with institutional characteristics influencing program eligibility. Statistical analysis of OE eligibility determinations and funds awarded is reported, and current eligibility determinations noted. Limitations on assessing program benefits are also discussed, as well as the need for improvements in program administration regarding grant award notification and program monitoring. Recommendations to HEW are included with agency comments. (LBH)
Descriptors: Developing Institutions, Developmental Programs, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Equalization Aid, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Financial Support, Government Role, Higher Education, National Programs, Program Evaluation, Resource Allocation, Tuition Grants
U. S. General Accounting Office, Distribution Section, P.O. Box 1020, Washington, D.C. 20013 (Order No. B-164031(1), $1.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965