ERIC Number: ED202386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
State Leadership: A Positive Force in Postsecondary Education. Proceedings of the Leadership Seminar of the Inservice Education Program (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21-24, 1975).
Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. of Higher Education.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Inservice Education Program.
Proceedings are provided of a seminar on state leadership that focused on: (1) the process of state planning in public, private, and proprietary postsecondary educational institutions; (2) the process of resource allocation in a changing educational environment; (3) the emerging conflicts flowing from the legislated rise in accountability; and (4) the future that state postsecondary education leadership may take, with recognition of federal influences. Case studies and the following papers are presented: "Total State Planning for Postsecondary Education," by Prince B. Woodard; "The Impact of State and Federal Funding Regulations of Nontraditional Postsecondary Education," by Richard L. Meeth; "Accountability, Conflict, and Academic Freedom in Higher Education," by Larry L. Leslie; "New Assumptions for State Leadership in the Future," by Robert B. Mautz; and "Personal Perspectives of Federal/State Roles in Postsecondary Education," by Robert C. Andringa. Among the specific topics of dicussion are the following: strategic versus tactical planning, the way that funding formulas and guidelines affect nontraditional programs, the relationship between state coordinating boards and colleges and universities, the effects of financial problems and the decline of traditional college students, and authorizing committees, appropriations committees, and budget committees of the 94th Congress of the United States. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accountability, Budgeting, College Planning, Declining Enrollment, Federal Government, Federal State Relationship, Financial Problems, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Legislators, Nontraditional Education, Postsecondary Education, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Public Policy, Resource Allocation, State Colleges, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. of Higher Education.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Inservice Education Program.