Issues and needs of postsecondary education in the West

a legislative/WICHE inquiry. Proceedings... by Legislative Work Conference on Higher Education (8th 1973 Phoenix)

Publisher: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education in Boulder, Colo

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StatementEd. by Robert H. Kroepsch and John M.Cohen.
ContributionsKroepsch, Robert H., Cohen, John M., Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 41 p. :
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL17103822M

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The biennial WICHE Legislative Work Conference sought to determine how State legislators and officials conceived the major needs and issues of postsecondary education in the West and to reach some consensus as to the relative importance of those issues and needs vis-a-vis each : Robert H.

Kroepsch, John M. Cohen. TITLE Issues and Needs of Postsecondary Education in the. West: A Legislative/WICHE Inquiry. INSTITUTION Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, Colo. PUB DATE May NOTE.

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