ERIC Number: ED317390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology: Public Meeting. Report of the Proceedings (Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 27, 1987).
Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
The Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology was established by the U.S. Congress in Public Law 99-383 with the purpose of developing a long-range plan for broadening participation in science and engineering. Public hearings were held in Albuquerque (New Mexico), Atlanta (Georgia), Baltimore (Maryland), Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago (Illinois), Kansas City (Missouri), and Los Angeles (California) between Fall 1987 and Spring 1988. The final report of the task force was produced in December, 1989. This document is the verbatim transcript of the public meeting. Co-Chair Dr. Ann Reynolds conducted the meeting. Discussions include: (1) An opening statement; (2) a statement from President May of the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque; (3) reports from the subcommittees on social aspects, precollege education, higher education, research, employment and the National Agenda; (4) a progress report of the subcommittee in general; (5) logistics and procedural questions; and (6) preparations for a meeting in Chicago. (CW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Science, Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Equal Education, Females, Government Role, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Technological Advancement, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.