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Starr, S. Frederick; And Others – Change, 1980
Financial support for international studies at American campuses has been traditionally provided by external support. A quasi-governmentalization of international education, federal retrenchment, and the need for a commitment of internal resources and leadership are analyzed. Five kinds of international exchanges and how they might affect the…
Descriptors: Exchange Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Fellowships
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Kidd, Charles V. – Change, 1974
Reviews recent reports on graduate education and offers the following recommendations: train specialists for social service, continue federal fellowships, develop long range planning for graduate level manpower preparation, and develop equality of access for disadvantaged and minority students. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: Degree Requirements, Doctoral Programs, Educational Planning, Fellowships
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Miller, Judith – Change, 1973
An independent task force, sponsored by HEW, has recommended that the bulk of federal funds for graduate study be distributed directly to students in the form of portable fellowships, rather than have the aid channeled through universities and their graduate departments. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Federal Aid
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Hardison, O. B., Jr. – Change, 1986
It is argued that despite the decline of the humanities in higher education in the 20 years since the National Endowment for the Humanities came into existence, the agency has probably done much to promote the humanities and prevent further decline. (MSE)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Educational Change, Federal Government, Federal Programs
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Miller, Judith – Change, 1974
Equal opportunities in collegiate sports, single-sex scholarships and fellowships, and sex bias in curricular material are discussed in relation to Title IX. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: Athletics, Curriculum Development, Federal Legislation, Fellowships
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Kiester, Sally Valente – Change, 1981
Ties between the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and the Reagan administration are discussed. Although established as a research library, the institution became increasingly political after World War II, and is known for its political publications. It is also one of the world's great depositories of historical materials and…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Foreign Policy, Higher Education, Political Issues
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Hoopes, Judith – Change, 1982
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation combined its concern that few top flight scholars are choosing the humanities for careers and its awareness of the current oversupply of humanities faculty to create a $24 million fellowship program to direct talented graduate students into English and comparative literature, American studies, history, classics,…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Enrollment Trends, Fellowships, Graduate Study
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Martin, Warren Bryan – Change, 1981
Comparative data are gathered on (1) the institutional and nontransferrable fellow awards and (2) individual and portable awards of the Danforth Fellowship program. Results indicate that students attending elite universities will overwhelm their competitors in a national competition that is academically oriented and that open competition does not…
Descriptors: Awards, Comparative Analysis, Competitive Selection, Educational Finance
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Luxenberg, Stan – Change, 1979
Louis Lehrman opened the Lehrman Institute in 1973 and has managed to attract the country's best-known scholars to its seminars and research projects. A biography of Lehrman, some past research fellows, and a description of the Institute are included. (MLW)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Fellowships, Grants
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Benderley, Beryl Lieff – Change, 1977
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars offers resident fellows research facilities and an atmosphere that promotes interaction between the world of ideas and the world of affairs. The only firm obligation other than work on one's project is presentation of a colloquium to the body of fellows. (LBH)
Descriptors: Authors, Fellowships, Government Libraries, Higher Education
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Stent, Angela – Change, 1975
Purposes and program of the Radcliffe Institute are described from its creation in 1960 as "one effort to change the social climate for women" by offering part-time fellowships so that talented women might again become "visible professionally" to its present increasingly professional orientation. (JT)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Fellowships, Females, Higher Education