ERIC Number: ED343502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Kearney, Nebraska. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (Kearney, NE, July 15, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
At this hearing, one of a series conducted across the nation on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, testimony was heard on issues of concern to three panels of experts on higher education in the state of Nebraska. The witnesses included Robert E. Caldwell, student body president from the University of Nebraska (UN) at Kearney; Wanda Halvorson of the Nebraska Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators; William Hasemeyer of the Mid-Plains Community College Area; Martin Massengale of the University of Nebraska; Andy Massey, president of the UN Student Association; Jeannine Phelan of Educational Planning Centers; Thomas Reeves of Hastings College; Kay Schallenkamp of Chadron State College; Kathleen Seline of Creighton University; Robert Smallfoot of McCook Community College; and Barbara Snyder of UN at Kearney. The issues that the witnesses addressed included cooperative education programs, student financial aid needs assessment reform, Pell Grants, minority access to higher education, burdens on middle income families, programs for disadvantaged students, state aid to students and institutions of higher education, the role of community colleges, and educational opportunities in rural areas. The prepared statements of the witnesses and others are included along with various supplemental materials. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Hearings, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Students, Parent Financial Contribution, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Student Needs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, 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 Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965