ERIC Number: ED175346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
IR: A Look towards the 1980's and Institutional Research and Student Aid. Proceedings, Sixth Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research and the Drive-In Conference, Charlotte, November 1-2, 1978, and Southern Pines, August 10-11, 1978.
Brown, Charles I., Ed.; Sanford, Timothy R., Ed.
Highlights of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research (NCAIR) and of the Drive-In Conference held prior to the annual meeting are presented. The major emphasis of the annual meeting was to look toward the 1980's and project the role that institutional research might play in higher education. The following addresses presented to the general sessions are included: "Old Values and New Realities" (Billy O. Wireman); "Surviving with the Uncertainties of the Future" (James R. Montgomery); and "State Government and Higher Education in the 1980's: Implications for Institutional Researchers" (Banks G. Talley, Jr.). The following addresses presented to the general sessions of the Drive-In Conference are also included: "The Federal Government Spends Billions on Student Aid--So What" (Joseph C. Creech); "The CHOICE Project" (Joan S. Stark); "Student Financial Aid: Facts, Myths, and Unanswered Questions" (Jonathan D. Fife); and "The Three R's: Revolution, Research and Remedy" (William M. Geer). The reports of the work group sessions on curricula, faculty, students, external funding, facilities, and administration are summarized. Agendas for the two meetings are included. The constitution and by-laws of the NCAIR and the NCAIR membership directory are appended. (SC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Conference Reports, Directories, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Prediction, Program Development, Researchers, State Aid, State Government, Student Financial Aid, Values
NCAIR Secretary and Assistant Director of Institutional Research, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Association for Institutional Research.