ERIC Number: ED248812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of Review of the South Carolina Master Plan for Higher Education.
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia.
Activities of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, roles of public colleges and universities, and information on program review and higher education finance are reviewed. The Commission's coordinating and governing activities are described, along with the missions of the public universities, senior colleges, and 2-year colleges in the state. The role of the Commission in reviewing proposals for new programs and existing degree programs is outlined, and brief information is provided on enrollment projections, prerequisites for freshman admission, facilities, and a quality incentive program for creative and unusual projects at institutions. The desegregation plan for the state's public colleges and universities is also discussed. Financial concerns are covered, including state appropriations, regional comparisons, escalating student fees, the appropriation formula, the budgetary process, and student financial aid. Procedures for the annual review of the state master plan are also outlined. In addition to four recommendations of the Commission, eight recent actions of the Commission and five studies currently undertaken by the Commission are identified. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina