ERIC Number: ED341333
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-21
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: New Brunswick, New Jersey. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (New Brunswick, New Jersey).
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. Issues addressed in the testimony and prepared statements include: 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 underrepresented fields; means of improving the financial aid system in order to reach the entire spectrum of middle America; means of improving educational quality; and ways of allowing students to choose among the entire spectrum of postsecondary opportunities while minimizing loan defaults. The testimony and statements include numerous observations concerning the status of higher education in the State of New Jersey. Testimony was delivered by presidents, deans, directors of financial aid and student representatives from various New Jersey universities and colleges, as well as by officers of several governmental and other agencies concerned with education. Eighteen prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Assessment, 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: New Jersey
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965