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Alaska Review of Social and Economic Conditions, 1979
To identify central problems in vocational education in Alaska, a study focused on the three sectors at the postsecondary school level: public or independent nonprofit institutions, private schools, and apprenticeship programs. Public and nonprofit institutions consider job preparation their primary goal in addition to skill upgrading and teaching…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Alaska Natives, Apprenticeships
Anderson, Richard E. – AAHE Bulletin, 1985
Structural and economic problems facing higher education and potential new markets opened by continuing education are discussed, based on a study of 24 public and private institutions. Programming areas in continuing education are distribution requirements, contract training for employees of business, and noncredit courses for the general public.…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Faculty, Compliance (Legal), Continuing Education
Zemsky, Robert, Ed. – Policy Perspectives, 1999
This essay is based on a series of roundtables convened through the Knight Collaborative National Medical Education Roundtable. It reports that the challenges and transformations experienced in recent years by community-based medical schools and clinical campuses offer a lens to the whole higher education enterprise, and asks the fundamental…
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Community Health Services, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Change
King, George A. – Capital Ideas, 1988
Capital finance in institutions of higher education is analyzed in light of changes in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 affecting the ability of institutions to finance capital projects and the likelihood of changes in the government's view of tax-exempt financing. The options for colleges and universities are analyzed in the following areas: (1)…
Descriptors: Capital, College Administration, Educational Finance, Finance Reform
Trivett, David A. – ERIC Higher Education Research Currents, 1975
Strategies and problems facing the small private liberal arts colleges as a group are described. Many of these schools have weathered the financial emergencies of recent years by cutting expenditures to the point where the quality of education is threatened. New measures have been called for to reduce the tuition gap between private and public…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
CFAE Newsletter, 1986
Findings from the publication, "Voluntary Support of Education 1984-85," are summarized. The survey report includes contributions to 1,114 colleges and universities. Highlights of findings show that: total estimated voluntary support was $6.32 billion in 1984-1985; for the first time, corporations contributed more than any other donor group ($1.57…
Descriptors: Alumni, Business, Donors, Economic Climate
Workforce Economic Trends, 1997
Recent data point to a postsecondary education market in the midst of profound changes that are transforming the structure of the education and training industry itself. More high school graduates are enrolling in college upon completing high school. Enrollment in both two- and four-year institutions is increasing. Since 1969, part-time…
Descriptors: Colleges, Continuing Education, Degrees (Academic), Education Work Relationship
Anderson, Richard E. – Capital Ideas, 1988
The macroeconomic trends shaping the United States economy and the effects of those trends on higher education are considered. Warning institutions of higher education about possible problems in the economy will place them in a better position to react if necessary. The economic environment is discussed in terms of productivity (goods and services…
Descriptors: Budgets, Capital, Debt (Financial), Economic Climate
Levitz, Larry; And Others – Capital Ideas, 1987
The use of tax-exempt and taxable bonds by colleges and universities to raise capital is discussed. Currently, the most common tax-exempt instrument issued by higher education institutions is the revenue bond. Until the early 1980s the most common form of tax-exempt financing was long-term fixed-rate debt. Variable or floating rate debt became…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Educational Finance, Federal Legislation, Finance Reform