ERIC Number: ED309665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
What's Past Is Prologue: The Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities in Illinois, 1965-1987.
Malpass, Leslie F.
A history of the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities in Illinois is presented. Nine sections are as follows: governance in higher education (the distant and recent past and roles and responsibilities of governing boards); the context of higher education in Illinois; the board of governors of state colleges and universities: structure, mission, and functions; board leadership (board chairpersons, administrative leadership); the board's raison d'etre: the universities; the students (enrollments, educational costs and financial assistance); the faculty (staffing and salary patterns, collective bargaining, relationships between the Board and the faculties); other major issues (affirmative action, the Cooperative Computer Center in Chicago, interactions with other state agencies); and "what's past is prologue." An appendix provides the following: a list of members of the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities, 1965-1988; a list of chairpersons for the Board of Governors, 1965-1987; names of the chief executive officers of the Board of Governors, 1965-1988; presidents of the Board of Governors, 1965-1987; a list of interviewees; a copy of the questionnaire used in gathering the history of the Board of Governors; and a list of respondents to the questionnaire. Contains 50 references. (SM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Board Administrator Relationship, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Faculty, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Enrollment, Financial Support, Governing Boards, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Salaries, State Boards of Education, State Colleges, State Surveys, State Universities
Office of the President, Sherman Hall, Room 209, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 (free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Illinois Univ., Macomb.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois