May 8, 1997
WHEREAS investment in science and engineering research and education are critical to the national well-being; and
WHEREAS a balanced, integrated and coordinated Federal budget for science and engineering research and education is needed to safeguard and optimize the Nation's investment in its future; and
WHEREAS the National Science Board has been charged in the NSF Organic Act to monitor the health of science and engineering research and education in the United States and to render to the President for submission to the Congress reports on indicators of the state of science and engineering in the United States;
Now, therefore, be it RESOLVED that the National Science Board:
AFFIRMS its strong support for development of a balanced, integrated, and coordinated Federal budget for science and engineering research and education; and
WILL DEVELOP, in consultation with relevant Federal agencies and other bodies, analyses based on its biennial report Science and Engineering Indicators, in furtherance of this goal.
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