ERIC Number: ED370481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Earmarks--Parts I & II. Hearings before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (June 16; September 15, 1993).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
These hearings examined testimony on the practice of academic earmarking by the U.S. Congress, the process of allocating federal funds to academic projects or institutions based upon the influence of one or more members of Congress who favor the funding, rather than on the specific merits of the project or institution. Oral and written testimony for and against earmarking was heard from: (1) Robert M. Rosenzweig, former president of the Association of American Universities; (2) Ken Schlossberg, a consultant; (3) Joe B. Wyatt, chancellor of Vanderbilt University; (4) Charles McCallum, president of the University of Alabama-Birmingham; (5) David Gute, interim director of the Center for Environmental Management, Tufts University; (6) William A. Polf, deputy vice president for health sciences, Columbia University; (7) Alvin Pesachowitz, acting deputy assistant administrator for finance and acquisition, Environmental Protection Agency; (8) Elizabeth E. Smedley, acting chief financial officer, Department of Energy; and (9) Robert W. Brown, deputy associate administrator, Office of Human Resources Education, National Air and Space Administration. An appendix contains additional prepared statements and correspondence relevant to the hearings. (MDM)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Higher Education, Legislators, Research, Resource Allocation
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 Committee on Science, Space and Technology.