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Institutional Goals and Student Costs. ERIC [microform] : Higher Education Research Report No. 2 / George B. Weathersby and Frederic Jacobs
Bib ID 5315405
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Weathersby, George B
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1977 
57 p. 

This monograph considers the relationship of institutional goals to student costs. The authors believe that student goals and institutional goals differ, and that as students perceive the extent of the differences, they will expect institutions to more closely relate their activities to the objectives of students. This goal adjustment has been prompted by a harsh economic climate and changing federal attitudes about the form of delivery systems to support higher education. Students are primary recipients of state and federal aid and have the choice of where to spend that aid. They are also becoming more selective about institutional program offerings. This would suggest a future of substantively different institutional accommodations than higher education has known in the past. However, the authors hypothesize that current incentives and decisionmaking structures of colleges tend to reflect a faculty and administrative concensus exclusive of student goals, which will probably widen the gap between institutional goals and student aspirations. This, in turn, will only lessen the student's willingness to pay the costs of meeting those institutional goals unless accommodations are made. (Editor)


Availability: American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Suite 780, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($3.50).

ERIC Note: Some pages may be marginally legible due to small print of original.

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Administrative Policy.  |  College Administration.  |  Educational Economics.  |  Educational Objectives.  |  Federal Aid.  |  Higher Education.  |  Institutional Administration.  |  Institutional Role.  |  Organizational Objectives.  |  Role Conflict.  |  State Aid.  |  Student Costs.  |  Student Needs.
Form/genre Books.
Other authors/contributors Jacobs, Frederic, author  |  ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education  |  American Association for Higher Education
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