ERIC Number: ED403965
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
University and Community College System of Nevada Report to the Legislature: Planning Report, 1997-2001.
Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
Submitted to the State Legislature by the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN), this 4-year planning report reviews System outcomes for the past decade and funding priorities for 1997 to 2001. The first part provides the UCCSN mission statement, a description of strategic directions, and campus academic plans for the System's four community colleges, two universities, and one research institute. The second part provides data on the following indicators of effectiveness: (1) access, showing enrollment, projected enrollment growth, educational attainment, and college continuation rates; (2) productivity, including the number of degrees conferred and awards received for research and other sponsored projects; (3) economic impact, indicating that for every dollar spent by the UCCSN an additional $0.83 is generated; and (4) program quality. The final part provides a justification of the 1997-99 biennial budget request, describing priorities related to student access, the quality of services, enhancing information technology, maintaining adequate equipment, creating a state law school at the University of Las Vegas, enhancing campus safety and security, enhancing programs on diversity, expanding research initiatives, strengthening relations with business and industry and enhancing workforce development, addressing school of medicine initiatives, and capital construction needs. Tables of requested funds by appropriation area and by priorities are included. The UCCSN mission statement; mission statements for the System community colleges, universities, and research institute; and a list of degrees offered are appended. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.