ERIC Number: ED129196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
State Boards of Higher Education. ERIC/Higher Education Research Report No. 4.
Millard, Richard M.
Several dilemmas have arisen as a consequence of the centralization of state decision-making, including areas of tension between state boards and institutions and between executive and legislative branches of government. It is suggested that these boards are ultimately in the best interest of the higher education community. In a period of retrenchment, in which accountability, effective use of limited resources, and concern with evaluation are paramount, state boards, acting in consort with all sectors of postsecondary education and the public offer the best promise for insuring institutional survival and maintaining the quality of education. This report reviews the historical development of the boards, as well as their functions, powers, and structures. Tables are included on: state coordinating and governing boards; options chosen by states and eligible territories in establishing Section l202 state commissions; and major issues of concern to state higher education agencies. (LBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.; American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Publications Department, American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Suite 780, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($3.00)