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ERIC Number: ED180338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: N/A
Issues for the Eighties. Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum Proceedings No. 2. Nineteenth Annual Forum. (San Diego, California, May 13-17, 1979).
Staskey, Paul J., Ed.
Proceedings of the nineteenth annual AIR (Association for Institutional Research) forum on issues for the 1980's are provided. The proceedings contain 71 abstracts or descriptions of the contributed papers, seminars, panels, special interest groups, and workshops presented during the four-day event. The following four major addresses are included either in their entirety or in summarized form: the keynote address, "Issues for the Eighties" by Harold L. Hodgkinson, focusing on such topics as planning, demographic projections, marketing, and performance audits; the forum address, "Education in the Eighties" by Stephen J. Wright, in which areas such as inflation, post-1970 disenchantment with higher education, and the policy of the federal government are discussed; the presidential address by Robert A. Wallhaus on institutional research in the eighties; and the luncheon address of Paul Saltman, "Academe 1984," which considers changes in the near future in higher education. Summaries of a demonstration of computer technology and a panel discussion on the role of AIR in the 1980's are provided. A brief description of the Sidney Suslow Outstanding Forum Paper Award and a list of current and past recipients also appears. The minutes of the annual business meeting and a listing of the names and addresses of forum registrants are also included. (Author/PHR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Institutional Research.