ERIC Number: ED469480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Investing in Success: Access to Higher Education. Report to the Governor and 2001 Legislature.
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, St. Paul.
This report highlights the functions, services, and programs offered to the state's citizens by the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office and the state's Higher Education Services Council. The Minnesota Higher Education Services Office works to provide high quality, statewide services to the citizens of Minnesota toward achieving student financial access to postsecondary education and enabling students to choose among postsecondary educational options. The Office is also concerned with protecting and informing educational consumers, producing independent statewide information on postsecondary education, facilitating interaction among and collaboration with organizations that share responsibility for education in Minnesota. A nine-member Higher Education Services Council (eight citizens and one student member), appointed by the Governor, oversees the work of the Office. Section describes student financial aid services, and section 2 discusses arrangements for tuition reciprocity. Section 3 discusses student and parent information provide by the Office. Section 4 describes the MINITEX Library Information Network, and section 5 discusses the library planning task force. Section 6 describes the Minnesota Education Telecommunications Council, and section 7 discusses consumer protection services provided by the Office. Section 8 deals with the collection and maintenance of data. Section 9 discusses federal programs and related state programs. (Contains 16 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Public Agencies, State Aid, Student Financial Aid
For full text: http://www.mheso.state.mn.us/pdf/GovReport2001.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota