ERIC Number: ED403964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
University & Community College System of Nevada Report to the Legislature: Biennial Report, 1995-1997.
Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
This report describes the strategic directions and accomplishments of the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) for 1995-97. First, the System's Board of Regents are described and strategic directions identified by the Regents in April 1996 are reviewed. Funding and goals for the 1995-97 biennium are then discussed, indicating that the 2-year budget totaled $604.2 million. Accomplishments for the period are then described for the following key goal areas: (1) ensuring that higher education in the state is a good value, indicating that tuition was among the lowest in the western United States and that students paid only 22.5% of the costs of their education; (2) increasing access through initiatives related to financial aid, distance education, and flexible scheduling; (3) increasing the rate of students continuing on to college through such initiatives as a statewide "Go to College" campaign; (4) maintaining and enhancing educational quality, indicating that the System undertook the construction of state-of-the-art facilities in the period; (5) increasing partnerships with business and industry, describing efforts related to educational innovation and workforce development; (6) increasing partnerships with the K-12 sector, indicating that community college high schools and hi-tech centers on high school campuses were established; and (7) conducting research to meet state needs. For each goal area, specific programs at System universities or community colleges are described. (HAA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Budgets, College Planning, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Organizational Objectives, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions, Research and Development, Statewide Planning, Student Costs, Two Year Colleges, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.