ERIC Number: ED423791
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan-9
Reference Count: N/A
Long-Range Planning: 1998-2003.
North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Board of Governors.
This document presents the five-year (1998-2003) plan for the University of North Carolina that was approved by the institution's Board of Governors. Following a letter of transmittal to the state's executive and legislative leaders, Part 1, an introduction, explains the plan's development and lists and locates the state's 74 public and 45 private postsecondary institutions. Part 2 presents an overview of the demographic, economic, and educational context within which the university operates, including enrollment projections through fall 2006. Part 3 identifies planning assumptions and summarizes the six interrelated strategic directions needed to fulfill the university's mission; also addressed is progress achieved in addressing strategic directions of the previous long-range plan. Part 4 sets forth the overall mission for the University of North Carolina and notes relevant constitutional and statutory mandates. Part 5 presents the general academic mission for each of the 16 constituent institutions, including educational mission, descriptive classification, all currently authorized degree programs, all new programs authorized under the 1998-2003 plan, and an organization chart. Part 6 outlines the schedule for future planning. Nine appendices provide enrollment figures by discipline, an inventory of degree programs, a summary of programs to be established and discontinued, and institutional research institutes and public services units. (DB)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Enrollment Projections, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Long Range Planning, Mission Statements, State Universities, Strategic Planning
University of North Carolina, General Administration, P.O. Box 2688, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2688.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Board of Governors.