ERIC Number: ED225435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Workbook for Planning, University of Maine, Farmington. An Internal Working Document.
Geller, William W., Ed.
A workbook to guide planning at the University of Maine, Farmington (UMF) is presented that outlines the planning process and institutional goals, followed by university data. Attention is directed to trends in society, the region, state, and local service area and the likely effects on UMF in the next 3 to 10 years. Schemata are presented of the present planning process at UMF that include principal decision-making lines and recommending bodies, and the role of the planning committee in the decision-making process is described. Information is presented on UMF's mission and the status of: programs of study, public service activities, research programs, and special undertakings, including inservice programs in special education and conferences in rural community health education. In addition, goals are specified for education, public service, personnel, management, and student life. Trend data and narrative analysis are presented for: the economy, population/demography, work/employment, government/politics, science/technology, environment, energy, education (overall), and values. Projected impacts of these trends on educational programs, students, resources, public service, research, and the college administration are also listed. Finally, an outline shows development of institutional, divisional, departmental, and programmatic goals for the next 3 to 5 years. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, College Programs, College Role, Decision Making, Economic Factors, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Needs Assessment, Organizational Objectives, Public Service, Research Projects, Social Change, State Universities, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Farmington.