ERIC Number: ED393357
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
NASULGC '96: People and Programs.
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.
This publication describes the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC) and its planned programs and initiatives for 1996. A list of the officers and 1996 Board of Directors is followed by a preface describing the historic role of land-grant institutions. A section on NASULGC offers a short description and key statistics. A section on NASULGC's mission and goals follows. A section on activities and initiatives lists and describes activities aimed at the following priorities: maintaining the university academic research base and activities; preserving educational access and opportunity by protecting student financial assistance; reducing costly federal regulation; focusing on state issues; and encouraging change in public higher education. A section mechanisms of NASULGC describes a federal relations group with interest in food, agriculture, environment and renewable resources, and international affairs; a federal relations group concerned with higher education; minority and human resources programs; an Office of Urban/Metropolitan programs; and an Office of Public Affairs. A short section on coalition building lists other higher education associations working with NASULGC. A list of NASULGC Councils includes the name of the chair of each. The next section lists and describes six NASULGC Commissions. Final sections contain a NASULGC chronology, a chronology of federal legislation affecting public higher education, a list of member institutions, a list of NASULGC staff, upcoming annual meetings through 2001, and key facts about the NASULGC. (JB)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Federal Legislation, Governance, Governing Boards, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Mission, Institutional Role, Organizational Objectives, Planning, Planning Commissions, Professional Associations, Program Descriptions
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036-1191.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.