ERIC Number: ED332603
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Agriculture and Natural Resource Education for 2020. Report of the University of Wisconsin System Strategic Planning for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Among the goals and recommendations for agriculture and natural resource education presented to the University of Wisconsin System institutions and Board of Trustees by the Steering Committee for Strategic Planning for Agriculture and Natural Resources are the following: (1) provide domestic and international leadership in research on food and agriculture, natural resource and community viability issues; (2) strengthen curricula and learning environments consistent with new and evolving concepts of agriculture and natural resources, technologies and understanding of learning; (3) provide students seeking a broad general education with curricular opportunities that reflect the rich diversity of traditional and emerging disciplines in agriculture and natural resources; (4) deliver programs of instruction in agriculture and natural resources in a manner that maximizes independent learning and provides extracurricular activities that develop leadership; (5) deliver holistic, balanced, problem solving education and lifelong learning opportunities to the citizenry in a timely manner; (6) establish a network of upper midwest public institutions with programs in agriculture and natural resources in order to improve research, extension, and instructional capacity; (7) diversify the human resources of the colleges of agriculture and natural resources by giving high priority to recruitment of women and minorities for faculty, staff, and administrative positions; and (9) recruit and retain a diverse student body. Appendixes include listings of conference presentations and data on enrollment and degrees awarded. Includes 47 references. (LPT)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Change Strategies, College Role, Cooperative Programs, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Mission, Long Range Planning, Natural Resources, Planning, Policy Formation, Program Development, Student Development
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.