ERIC Number: ED202388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Statewide Coordination and Governance of Postsecondary Education: Quality, Costs and Accountability: The Major Issues of the '80s.
Berdahl, Robert, Ed.; And Others
A 1978 conference report on major issues of the 1980s in statewide coordination and governance in postsecondary education is presented as part of an inservice education program. The introduction to the report contains the conference summary by Jerome M. Pollack. The keynote address by Richard Millard is presented in three separate sections, organized under the conference sessions' headings: Where Have We Been?, What Are the New Conditions? and What Do We Do in the Future? Other papers are as follows: "College: The Center of the Universe," by G. Theodore Mitau; "Economic Realities," by Carol Van Alstyne; "Accountability," by Robert Berdahl; "Legislative Role," by H. A. Goltz; "Collective Bargaining," by James Rosser; "Program Evaluation," by Thurston E. Manning; and "Some Highlights from Recent Studies on Statewide Coordination and Governance," by Janet R. Clarke. Excerpts from discussions are also included. Among the specific topics addressed are the following: the growth of coordinating boards, the planning, program review or approval, and budget development functions of coordinating boards, trends in postsecondary education, including declining college enrollments and the search for new student clienteles, fiscal problems, accountability concerns, issues pertaining to private, proprietary, and vocational institutions; collective bargaining; the impact of federal legislation and regulations; and changing legislative and executive expectations; attempts to redefine equality of access in narrow economic terms, using a concept of net price; tuition tax credits; and program evaluation to insure quality. (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Inservice Education Program.