ERIC Number: ED317147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Higher Education and the Future: Initiatives for Institutional Research. General Session Presentations, Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum (29th, Baltimore, MD, April 30-May 3, 1989).
This volume contains summaries of the five general sessions of a forum designed to examine the role of American institutions of higher education in preparing for the future. Titles and speakers for the summarized presentations include: "Pacific Century? Global Century? or No Century?" (James Dator, Jeffrey Holmes, Helmut de Ridder, and Chen Jia Sheng); "Developing Prototypical Universities for the Twenty-First Century" (George Johnson and Stephen Trachtenberg); "The Silicon Foundations under Our Twenty-First Century Ivory Towers" (Robert Heterick, Jr. and Jane Ryland); "Higher Education Policy Issues: An International Perspective" (James Dator, Elaine El-khawas, Helmut de Ridder, and William Taylor); and "Urban Colleges and Universities: The Special Challenges Ahead" (Rafael Cortada and George Vaughan). An address by Lawrence Sherr presented at the presidential session and entitled "Is There a Better Way to Manage Higher Education?" concludes the document. (JDD)
Descriptors: Administration, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Research Needs
Association for Institutional Research, 314 Stone Building, FLorida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-3038.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Association for Institutional Research.
Authoring Institution: N/A