The Regents' Commission report: A Blueprint for the Seventies

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Abstract/Description: "In March 1970, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents acted to establish a Regents' Commission on the Urban University of the 1970s to examine the appropriate role of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as an urban university. "Chaired by Willis Strauss, president of Northern Natural Gas Co., the 14-member committee accepted the responsibility to recommend specific educational philosophies and programs which are to be incorporated into the mission of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. "In the final, 32-page report. the Regents' Commission defined the general role of a university as well as the particular role of an urban university. In arriving at their conclusions as to their definitions and educational premises, the Commission studied the economy of the Omaha region, student life styles, environmental human and social deficiencies. serious immediate problems affecting UNO faculty, students and administration and the significance of Omaha's size."
Subject(s): University of Nebraska at Omaha -- Planning
Date Created: Winter 1971

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