ERIC Number: ED412806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Master Plan Policies for Illinois Higher Education, 1997.
Illinois State Board of Elections, Springfield.
This document presents new or revised master plan policy statements for various segments of Illinois higher education. Chapter 1, on statewide goals and organization, lists goals for Illinois higher education, for coordination and planning, for the Board of Higher Education membership; and briefly discusses the organizational structure of public higher education institutions in Illinois. Chapter 2 presents institutional focus statements for public universities (Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Edwardsville, and for the University of Illinois at Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana-Champaign); public community colleges; and independent colleges and universities. Chapter 3, on instruction, offers policy statements concerning undergraduate education, workforce preparation, graduate education, professional education, and institutional cooperation and off-campus programs. Chapter 4 offers policy statements on research and public service. Chapter 5 covers equal opportunity and affirmative action. Chapter 6 deals with affordability. Chapter 7 addresses state funding (operations, grants, and capital); and chapter 8 covers miscellaneous issues (the presidents' and chancellors' residences and alcohol abuse and illegal drug use). Appended are a list of source documents, recent master plan policy reports of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and master plan policy notes. (CH)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Extension Education, Governance, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Mission, Labor Force Development, Master Plans, Participative Decision Making, Paying for College, Policy Formation, Professional Education, State Aid, State Departments of Education, State Universities, Statewide Planning, Substance Abuse, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Elections, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois