ERIC Number: ED306829
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Sep-24
Reference Count: N/A
A Review of the Purpose and Scope Statements of the Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness of the Arizona Board of Regents.
Coopers & Lybrand, New York, NY.; Arizona Board of Regents, Phoenix.; AVA, Inc., Denver, CO.
One of the working papers in the final report of the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness, this document presents a review, designed to raise questions, of the Task Force's purpose and scope statements. The primary portion of the study was a series of interviews with 105 Arizonans (holding key positions in the state) over a 3-week time period. Information was solicited on their perceptions of the strengths and weaknesses in the university system, and the future of Arizona and the universities' capacity to contribute to economic, intellectual, and cultural development. Also examined were overall statistical data on the state's economy and demography, institutional trends, and comparisons with other institutions. Issues noted are: the future; strategic planning, roles, and missions; educational quality; research; access; funding; and management efficiency. A recommended purpose and scope statement for the Task Force is presented, noting that its work should include: a review of statutory, regulatory, and procedural requirements; and an assessment of current strategic planning processes within each university and university system. An implementation plan and recommended program of work includes: the Task Force work completion by July 1988; programmed Task Force meetings to make effective use of members' time; and, because the Arizona Legislature convenes January 1988, placing a premium on completing those activities that have significant legislative implications. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coopers & Lybrand, New York, NY.; Arizona Board of Regents, Phoenix.; AVA, Inc., Denver, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona