ERIC Number: ED453749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Ten Public Policy Issues for Higher Education in 2001 and 2002. Public Policy Paper Series.
Hauptman, Arthur M.; Hamill, Matthew W.; Wellman, Jane V.; Rodriguez, Esther M.; Mingle, James R.; Michaelson, Martin; Novak, Richard; Johnson, Neal
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
This paper highlights the major federal and state public policy issues that will affect higher education in 2001 and 2002. Its purpose is to provide board members and other higher education officials with brief descriptions of the most important public policy issues. Each issue is defined, with a brief summary and a discussion in greater depth. Information sources are provided for each issue. The issues identified are: (1) tax cuts and the federal budget; (2) effects of the expected economic slowdown; (3) affirmative action and recent court decisions; (4) student aid policies; (5) economic and workforce development; (6) information technology and access to information; (7) teacher training and quality; (8) public perceptions of higher education; (9) standards, accountability, and high-stakes testing; and (10) intercollegiate athletics. (SLD)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Budgets, College Athletics, College Faculty, Economic Factors, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Public Policy, State Legislation, Tax Allocation, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.
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Note: For the 1999-2000 issue of "Ten Public Policy Issues for Higher Education," see ED 432 181. Edited by Daniel J. Levin and Charles S. Clark.