ERIC Number: ED404921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
The Five Year Strategic Plan, 1996-2001.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC.
This report presents the goals and intentions of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) for the next 5 years. It describes the development of this plan, the place of NASFAA in environmental and historical contexts, and how the plan will be implemented and monitored. Goals for NASFAA activities include to: (1) educate legislators and administrators on the economic, social, and cultural benefits of higher education and the investment value of financial aid funding; (2) assume a leadership role in public policy issues; (3) maintain an active role in the review and development of effective need analysis systems and promote standardization of delivery systems; (4) review, develop, and enhance NASFAA professional development opportunities; (5) review, develop, and enhance NASFAA publications and methods of information dissemination; (6) coordinate program and activities with local associations; (7) assist institutions in evaluating alternative methods of managing financial aid; (8) serve as a national leader and clearinghouse for the collection of student aid data and assist institutions in developing baseline data for their internal use; (9) strengthen accountability and standards of performance; (10) coordinate training; (11) promote early awareness and planning; (12) raise public awareness of education; and (13) educate the public on the value of student aid as an investment. (JLS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Responsibility, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Lobbying, Long Range Planning, National Organizations, Organizational Objectives, Paying for College, Professional Autonomy, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 1920 L St., N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036-5020.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC.