ERIC Number: ED428626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 21st Century: Annual Report of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (ED), Washington, DC.
This report presents recommendations for long-term federal support of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Formulated by the "President's Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (formed in November 1993 by Executive Order 12876). Its recommendations urge: (1) increased agency support from discretionary funding; (2) placement of federal centers at HBCUs; (3) HBCU participation in federal programs; (4) strengthening and broadening the undergraduate curriculum; (5) enhancement of doctoral education at selected campuses; (6) development of an urban grant university center program; (7) a role in public health for HBCUs; and (8) improved support for capital projects at HBCUs. Following an executive summary and introduction, sections of the report provide a review of the recommendations of the 1996 report; a discussion of federal agency support to HBCUs; and an explanation of the specific recommendations of this report. Appendices include a listing of the 1996 recommendations, graphs and tables showing federal agency support to HBCUs, and a list of historically black colleges and universities. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For further information: White House Initative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 605, Washington, DC 20202; Tel: 202-708-8667.