ERIC Number: ED345601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
National Symposium on Strategic Higher Education Finance and Management Issues. Proceedings (Washington D.C., February 24-25, 1991).
National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.
This publication presents the proceedings of a symposium that brought together the people who create the agenda for higher education with the aim of determining the financial and managerial direction of colleges and universities into the 1990s. General topics covered are the following: (1) financial challenges facing higher education; (2) financing higher education in the 1990s; (3) tuition pricing; (4) current research on reducing institutional cost structures; (5) financial implications of demographic trends; (6) prognosis for federal financing of higher education; and (7) productivity. Specific papers cover the subjects of tuition discounting, college quality and tuition, level of family willingness to pay for tuition, cost reduction trends and student employment, demographic and work force trends and their impact on higher education in the 1990s, and an examination of the causes and cures of cost escalation in college and university administrative and support services. Brief biographies of participants are included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Administration, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Expenditures, Financial Problems, Higher Education, Inflation (Economics), Meetings, Money Management, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education, Student Costs, Trend Analysis, Tuition
National Association of College and University Business Officers, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036 ($45.00 members, $65.00 non-members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: College Board, New York, NY.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.
Note: An edited version of ED 345 646. Keynote address processed separately, see ED 345 645.