ERIC Number: ED123412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary Education in the Tri-Cities: A Report Related to Senate Resolution 1975-130 and House Resolution 75-49.
Randall, Michael E.; And Others
The Washington State Council for Postsecondary Education was required to examine the educational functions and the administration of the Joint Center for Graduate Study (JCGS), Richland, and also upper-division educational services to the Tri-Cities area of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick, Washington, by Washington State Senate Resolution 1975-130 and House Resolution 75-49. Part 1 of the report describes the Tri-Cities area, discusses post secondary programs locally available, explores the level of educational participation and attainment of the community, considers the evidence of local interest in upper-division offerings, and discusses some alternative mechanisms for coordinating upper-division offerings. Part 2 discusses the administrative structure of functions of the Joint Center for Graduate Study, and traces the development of the center from the General Electric School of Nuclear Engineering. Part 3 presents conclusions and makes 11 recommendations pertaining to the post secondary needs of the Tri-Cities. Appended material includes: texts of HR 75-49 and SR 1975-130; the complete text of "Administrative Organization and Operating Agreement: The Joint Center for Graduate Study (1973)"; listings of businesses, post secondary institutions, agencies, and individuals providing assistance and information. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Characteristics, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Community Surveys, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, School Community Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Council for Postsecondary Education, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington