ERIC Number: ED304038
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The NEA 1989 Almanac of Higher Education.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Reports and statistical data summarizing the events of 1988 with regard to higher education are provided. The following chapters are included: (1) "The Academy: A Statistical Profile" (nominal increase in enrollments expected for 1988-1989; decade-long trends continue in minority enrollments; California, New York and Texas lead in minority enrollments; computer science bachelors degrees grow rapidly; first education gain in decade in master's degrees; modest gain in doctorates in 1985-86; decline in first professional degrees; faculty salaries slightly ahead of inflation; bargaining differential increases in faculty salaries; federal appropriations; over 5% increase in state appropriations; community college enrollments, tuition and degrees; first decline in SAT scores since 1980; slight decline in 1988 ACT scores; and 13.9% endowment growth in 1986-87); (2) "Review of the Year" (campus trends, a higher education chronology, legislation, economic conditions, the Civil Rights Restoration Act, collegiate athletic team competition winners, Supreme Court decisions, administrations censured for violations of academic freedom, and a selected bibliography); (3) "Resources and References" (forthcoming meetings in 1989, journals and reference aids, and fellowship sources for higher education faculty); and (4) "National Education Association (NEA) and Higher Education" (NEA policy statements on higher education, the Standing Committee on Higher Education, the NEA higher education journal, grant programs, NEA membership and benefits, the National Council for Higher Education, NEA higher education bargaining units, and calendars for 1988, 1989, and 1990). (KM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Faculty, Court Litigation, Degrees (Academic), Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Scores, Standardized Tests, Teacher Salaries
National Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.