ERIC Number: ED317395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology: Public Hearing. Report of the Proceedings (Baltimore, Maryland, May 4, 1988).
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 hearing. Dr. Howard Adams presided over the hearing. Following opening comments by Dr. Adams, speakers included: (1) Dr. Joseph T. Durham; (2) Dr. Homer D. Franklin; (3) Ms. Gertrude R. Jeffers; (4) a panel on the disabled (Dr. David Lunney, Dr. John Gavin, and Dr. Edward Keller); (5) Dr. Jo Wessels; (6) Mr. Ted Habarth; (7) Dr. Jerry Teplitz; (8) Dr. George Carruthers; (9) Dr. Howard Adams; (10) Mr. Thomas G. Sticht; (11) Ms. Ann Kahn; (12) Mr. Clennie Murphy; (13) Dr. Harold W. Stevenson; (14) Ms. Freda W. Kurtz; (15) Dr. Rita Colwell; (16) Dr. Janice Petrovich; (17) Dr. Barbara Mandula; (18) Dr. Lucy Morse; (19) Dr. Carol Weathers; (20) Mr. Daniel Thomas; (21) Ms. Marilyn Krupshaw; and (22) Dr. Michele Block. (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.