Iowa Cooperative Study of Post High School Education, 1965 - 1967

Collection Overview

Title: Iowa Cooperative Study of Post High School Education, 1965 - 1967

Record Series: 01/01/15

Creator: Board of Directors for the Study of Post High School Education in Iowa  

Date: 1965 - 1967

Extent: 3 Boxes (1.04 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives at Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Related Archival Materials:

Related archival materials can be found in 02/05/01 and Marshall Beard Papers (04/16/20) at Special Collections & University Archives at Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Sensitive Materials Statement:

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], in the Iowa Cooperative Study of Post High School Education Study, 1965 - 1967 Series #01/01/15, [folder number or title when applicable], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

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Historical Note

This study was organized by the Iowa Association of Private Colleges and Universities, the State Board of Public Instruction, and the State Board of Regents. The purpose of this study was to reassess each of the Iowan junior colleges’ and Iowan universities’ demographics and how to improve the overall quality of the universities in the state of Iowa.

The Board created eight different sub-goals for which separate committees were then assigned:

  1. To estimate the size and characteristics of post high school students. (Committee A)

  2. To determine the educational needs of post high school students and how to best accommodate them. (Committee B)

  3. To determine the areas of research and service which can be used most effectively and efficiently by post high school educational institutions. (Committee C)

  4. How to distribute the programs, research and service of post high school. education  among the present and future institutions. (Committee D)

  5. To determine the facilities needed to accommodate future students and programs. (Committee E)

  6. To determine the future staff needs of post high school educational institutions. (Committee F)

  7. To discover the best coordination and governance of education beyond high school. (Committee G)

  8. To find methods of financing post high school education. (Committee H)

Upon completion of the study, various higher education institutions in Iowa made some changes to their curricula and guiding philosophies. Junior colleges in the state emphasized the integrity of the university and its development and academic freedom. Iowa State University began to offer more majors in scientific fields. The State College of Iowa began to implement more non-teaching programs due to increased enrollment in these areas.

Scope and Content

This collection contains the plans, preliminary findings, committee notes, reports, and correspondence of the Iowa Cooperative Study of Post High School Education that occured from 1965 to 1967. These print documents are a mixture of handwritten, typewritten, official, original, and copied content. Reports include narrative content, statistics, and other numerical data.  Institutions involved in this study were Iowa State University, University of Iowa, State College of Iowa (SCI, now the University of Northern Iowa), the Iowa Association of Private Colleges & Universities, the State Department of Public Instruction, and the Board of Regents. Notable State College of Iowa members who contributed to this project were President J. W. Maucker (Chairman) and Dr. Marshall Beard. Once the study was completed it was delivered to the public.

Inventory

BOX 1:

Folder 1: History, Purposes, etc.

Folder 2: Board of Directors

Folder 3: Consultants for the Various Studies

Folder 4: Areas of Responsibilities

Folder 5: Major Div. of Study

Folder 6: A Handbook for Committees 1965

Folder 7: Population and Enrollment Projections, Prelim, Report of Comm. A

Folder 8: Committee A

Folder 9: Student Characteristics - Prelim, Report of Comm. B

Folder 10: Post High School Programs and Institutional Functions, Prelim. Report of Comm. C

Folder 11: Committee C

Folder 12: Faculty and Staff, Prelim. Report of Committee D

Folder 13: Committee D

Folder 14: Facilities, Prelim. Report of Committee E

Folder 15: Financing Post High School Education Prelim. Report of Comm. F

Folder 16: Economic Development and Manpower - Prelim. Report of Comm. F

Folder 17: Committee F

Folder 18: Coordination and Governance Prelim. Report of Comm. G

BOX 2:

Folder 1: Recommendations of Certificate, Diploma, and Associate Degree Task Force

Folder 2: Complete Report of Certificate, Diploma, and Associate Degree Task Force

Folder 3: Tent. Recommendations of Articulation Sub - Committee    

Folder 4: Complete Report of Articulation Sub - Committee

Folder 5: Undergraduate and Baccalaureate Degree Task Force

Folder 6: Graduate and Advanced Professional Task Force

Folder 7: Proposal for Progress

Folder 8: Proposed Plan for Organization of Study of Iowa Higher Education: Data and Inv. Avdit - Replies from J.C. Cole

Folder 9: Proposed Plan for Organization of Study of Iowa Higher Education: Less than BAC Degree - Letter to the Pres.

Folder 10: Proposed Plan for Organization of Study of Iowa Higher Education: Reports to P & F - P & L Corresp.

Folder 11: Summaries, Conclusions and Recommendations of 5 State-wide Studies in Higher Education

Folder 10: Financing Higher Education in Iowa  

BOX 3:

Folder 1: Reports, correspondence, etc. [1]

Folder 2: Reports, correspondence, etc. [2]

Folder 3: Reports, correspondence, etc. [3]

Processing Information

Processed by Noelle Patton, February 2018. Updated by Jaycie Vos, March 2018.

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