ERIC Number: ED341330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul-19
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Madison, Wisconsin. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (Madison, Wisconsin).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document presents testimony and statements from one of a series of Congressional field hearings intended to critically review all the programs associated with the Higher Education Act of 1965. Among issues addressed in the testimony and prepared statements are: how the United States can maximize the number of students, including non-traditional students and first generation students, in postsecondary education; how the United States can encourage more students to pursue graduate studies, including women and minorities in under-represented fields; means of improving the financial aid system in order to reach the entire spectrum of middle America; ways of improving educational quality; and means of allowing students to choose from among the entire spectrum of postsecondary opportunities while minimizing loan defaults. The testimony and statements also include numerous observations concerning the status of higher education in the State of Wisconsin. Persons testifying including the governor of the state the Hon. Tommy G. Thompson as well as top administrators from several Wisconsin universities and colleges, two directors of financial aid, the director of the Wisconsin Board of Vocational Technical and Adult Education, and several students. Forty prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Enrollment, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, First Generation College Students, Grants, Hearings, Higher Education, Loan Default, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Student Financial Aid, Universities
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965