ERIC Number: ED426671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
California Postsecondary Education Commission Workplan, 1999 and Beyond. Commission Report 98-7.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
This report identifies planned activities to be undertaken through the year 2004 to develop postsecondary education in California. Following an executive summary, section 1 of the report identifies recent changes in the environmental context of California postsecondary education in the following areas: elementary and secondary schools, California community colleges, the California State University, the University of California, independent colleges and universities, other postsecondary education, the California Postsecondary Education Commission, and political and budgetary issues. Section 2 summarizes major Commission activities that are conducted annually or periodically, including data collection, reporting, and information dissemination; legislative mandates and directives; governmental and external relations; program administration; and public communication. Section 3 describes six planned comprehensive studies identified as critical to effective planning and decision making. These include: (1) estimating how many additional students will need to be accommodated in the next decade; (2) estimating the state's capacity to accommodate more student enrollment; (3) monitoring and facilitating the educational progression of students; (4) promoting institutional effectiveness and efficiency; (5) financing the higher education enterprise; and (6) assessing the impact of financial aid policies. (DB)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Demography, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Government Role, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Public Colleges, State Universities, Statewide Planning, Student Financial Aid, Trend Analysis
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 1303 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2938; Tel: 916-445-7933.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California