ERIC Number: ED438761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec-14
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 2001 Higher Education Budget Recommendations. Implementing "The Illinois Commitment: Partnerships, Opportunities, and Excellence."
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
This document presents fiscal year (FY) 2001 budget recommendations for Illinois higher education institutions. The recommendations focus new resources on the programs and activities necessary to implement the goals of The Illinois Commitment, which is intended to position higher education to meet the challenges of the first decade of the 21st century. An "Overview" section offers an executive summary and discusses specific programs and services recommended for FY 2001, including: bolstering economic development in the state; partnerships between elementary/secondary schools and higher education; protecting affordability; expanding access and promoting campus diversity; improving academic quality in higher education institutions; and improving productivity and accountability. A section titled "Operations and Grants," focuses on: public universities; community colleges; the Illinois Student Assistance Commission; grant programs (financial assistance to private institutions, health education grants, and institutional grant programs); and agencies (the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, State Universities Civil Service System, Board of Higher Education, and State Universities Retirement System). The section titled "Capital Improvements," focuses on public universities, community colleges, and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. Numerous tables throughout summarize data. Three appendixes provide tables of related higher education data, tobacco settlement proposals, and the State Universities Athletic Capital Improvement Fund. (SM)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Excellence in Education, Grants, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Public Colleges, State Colleges, Statewide Planning, Tables (Data), Tuition
Illinois State Board of Higher Education, 431 E. Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.