ERIC Number: ED430636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
New Directions in Education. Chancellor's Annual Report, 1995-96.
Alabama State Dept. of Postsecondary Education, Montgomery.
This report details achievements and progress of the Alabama State College System for the 1995-96 academic year. Included are introductory remarks from the Chancellor, and a report on state board's new partnership with the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). State board achievements in the areas of management and accountability are detailed, including establishment of operating procedures for board business meetings, development of temporary fiscal conservation guidelines, revision of auditing guidelines for two-year institutions, approval of an increase in out-of-state tuition charges, and development of an improved physical property inventory system. Also included is an overview of topics discussed at the Statewide Education Summit. The summit, convened in November 1995, brought together individuals from all levels of education, government, and the public and private sectors to discuss how to work together to improve education. Topics included competition in a global economy, academic standards, governance and accountability, funding, technology, teacher quality and competence, leadership, and citizen involvement. Appendices include profiles of Board members, listings of the counties and colleges served in each district, a map of the various districts, and contact information for each of the 33 colleges. (KM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Postsecondary Education, Montgomery.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama