ERIC Number: ED486396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Ten Public Policy Issues for Higher Education in 2005 and 2006. Public Policy Paper Series No. 05-01
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
This paper is the eighth in the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) biennial series summarizing federal and state public-policy issues affecting higher education. This document's list of top public-policy issues comprises a daunting inventory for boards and chief executives to consider. Security demands of the post-9/11 world will continue to require colleges and universities to function with more-intrusive federal restrictions. The following public policy issues are discussed in this document: (1) Homeland Security; (2) Scientific Research; (3) The Price of Tuition; (4) Participation of Low-Income Students; (5) Diminishing State Capacity for Setting Higher Education Policy; (6) The Culture Wars; (7) Economic and Workforce Development; (8) Accountability to the Public; (9) Ownership of Intellectual Property; and (10) Aftereffects of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Descriptors: Public Policy, National Security, Higher Education, Scientific Research, Intellectual Property, Governing Boards, Tuition, Low Income Groups, Educational Policy, Accountability, Labor Force, Federal Legislation
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Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.