ERIC Number: ED054746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
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Report of The Committee on the Future of the Graduate School.
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
This report deals with the graduate school of Harvard University and focuses on the problems that have been created by the school's rapid expansion in the past 10 years. Chapter 1 defines the scope of the report. Chapter 2 examines the size of the graduate school in terms of available resources and recommends a reduction in the number of graduate students by at least 20 percent over the next 5 years. Chapter 3 deals with the admission procedures for graduate students, the availability and adequacy of financial aid, and the awarding of post-doctoral fellowships. Chapter 4 discusses the problem of low morale among Harvard's graduate students; and Chapter 5 discusses the special problems of the teaching fellows and graders. The report concludes with a summary of recommendations. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Faculty of Arts and Sciences.