ERIC Number: ED354845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec-6
Reference Count: N/A
Council of Graduate Schools. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (31st, Washington, D.C., December 3-6, 1991).
Gaffney, Nancy A.
Papers and panel discussions on a wide range of issues of concern to practitioners in the field of graduate education are presented in this conference report. The publication begins with the program of the meeting and then goes on to report the substance of three plenary and three concurrent sessions. Session titles are as follows: "A National Study of Master's Education"; "The Future of Academic Science: Report of a Study by the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) of the National Academies of Science & Engineering & the Institute of Medicine"; "Professional Values and Ethical Issues in the Graduate Education of Scientists & Engineers: A Report on the Acadia Institute/CGS Project"; "Diversity through International and Minority Constituencies. Striking the Balance"; "Changing Role of Research in Master's Programs"; and "What To Do When Money Runs Out: The Administration of Graduate Education Under Conditions of Severe Fiscal Constraint: Values and Options." Speakers and panelists whose remarks appear in this report are: Nils Hasselmo, Don I. Phillips, T. Alexander Pond, John D. Wiley, Elizabeth Baranger, Gary Judd, Frank L. Morris, Sr., Mary Peterson, Elaine L. Cohen, Suzanne Reid-Williams, Donald N. Langenberg, Robert F. Jensen, M. I. Johnson, and Debra W. Stewart. Also reported are the awards presentation at a conference luncheon and details of a business meeting held during the conference at which the president of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), Jules B. LaPidus, delivered the annual Presidents Report. Final sections contain lists of officers and committees, a list of regional associations of graduates schools affiliated with the CGS, the Constitution of the CGS, its bylaws, a list of member institutions, and a list of sustaining and contributing members. (JB)
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Cultural Pluralism, Engineering Education, Financial Exigency, Financial Problems, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Masters Degrees, Minority Groups, Science Education
Council of Graduate Schools, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20036-1173 ($20).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, DC.