Planning for Higher Education Journal


The Electronic Consortium
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From Volume 2 Number 5 | October 1973
By James J. Morisseau

The growing importance of interinstitutional cooperation is underscored by the proliferation of regional consortia of colleges and universities across the nation. Unique among them is The Association for Graduate Education and Research of North Texas (TAGER), which operated a microwave network interconnecting nine colleges and universities in the region, as well as the facilities of seven large corporations. The network permits the institutions to share their course offerings and to tap new student "markets" among corporate employees. This is the story of TAGER's origins and operations.

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