Principal Investigator(s): Educational Testing Service
This study is a large-scale survey of American college and university trustees, carried out in early 1968. Questions were asked about the respondents' backgrounds, their previous relationship to the schools, and their attitudes toward various educational policies. The respondents' activities as trustees, as well as their conceptions of the role of trustee and their political and social views, were also assessed.
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Educational Testing Service. College Trustees Study, 1968. ICPSR07011-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-07-24. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07011.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07011.v2
Scope of Study
Universe: College and university trustees in the United States.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Over 10,000 trustees were initially contacted, representing the voting governing board members of 536 colleges and universities in the United States. Over 5,000 responded, for a return rate of 52.5 percent.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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