ERIC Number: ED215613
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: 0
State Postsecondary Education Profiles Handbook. 1981 Edition.
State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, Boulder, CO.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Dept. of Postsecondary Education.
The sixth edition of the "State Postsecondary Education Profiles Handbook" presents information about postsecondary education in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Part I offers a narrative description of the state-level coordinating or governing agency, institutional governing boards, current master planning activities, the 1202 commission, state student assistance agency or agencies, the state board of vocational education, the state-level organization for private colleges, the state licensure or approval agencies, voluntary or statutory committees for articulation between elementary-secondary and postsecondary education, nongovernmental organizations whose membership includes both public and private institutions (if staffed and with programs) and statutory advisory committees or task forces. Part II contains descriptive statistics including 1979 information about the state population and trends, state and local financial base, state and local governmental spending, state and local spending on higher education, institutional revenues and expenditures, enrollment trends, faculty characteristics, and student tuition and fees. Part III, Section A contains a listing of the annual and biennial reports published by state agencies that are available for distribution. Part III, Section B contains recently published special reports and studies and includes for each report the title, publication date, availability, and agency requesting and completing the report, and major issues covered. Part IV lists special reports and studies currently underway or being planned. Appendices include: data sources and references for Part II descriptive statistics; Part II summary tables; a list of State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO); and the national associations representing other state agencies described in Part I. (LC)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Enrollment Trends, Expenditures, Governance, Governing Boards, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Local Government, Master Plans, Operating Expenses, Population Trends, Postsecondary Education, Private Financial Support, Profiles, Public Support, School Business Relationship, State Agencies, State Government, Student Costs, Teacher Characteristics, Tuition
State Services Division, Education Commission of the States, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80295 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, Boulder, CO.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Dept. of Postsecondary Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print.