Ohio Governor Calls for Revamp of Higher-Education System

Gov. Ted Strickland of Ohio issued a directive on Thursday calling for an overhaul of the state's higher-education system to better coordinate the work of colleges, adult career centers, and adult basic-literacy programs.

The directive calls for the higher-education system to be renamed the "University System of Ohio" and instructs its chancellor, Eric Fingerhut, to come up with a 10-year plan to improve institutional quality and affordability. Although the directive does not alter