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The Federal Role in Science and Engineering Graduate and Postdoctoral Education

By Kelly, Eamon M., Dr.

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Title: The Federal Role in Science and Engineering Graduate and Postdoctoral Education  
Author: Kelly, Eamon M., Dr.
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
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M. Kell, D. E. (n.d.). The Federal Role in Science and Engineering Graduate and Postdoctoral Education. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Abstract: In response to the request from the President’s Science Advisor, John Gibbons, for a National Science Board contribution to the Presidential Review Directive on the Government/ University Partnership (GUPPRD), the Board offered to provide its views on the role of the Federal government in graduate and postdoctoral education. In this paper, the Board examines the general framework of the partnership in graduate education established after World War II, affirms that the partnership has been highly successful for the Nation, and concludes that the Federal role in the partnership remains critical. The Board urges that the general principles of the partnership be maintained, but offers some recommendations on adjustments to increase the effectiveness of Federal policies and programs in advancing the objectives of this partnership.

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Abstract I. Introduction Principles of the Federal/University Partnership in Graduate Education Current Status of the Partnership Changes in the Federal/University Relationship The Changing Higher Education Context II. The Government/University Partnership in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education: Principles and Practices for the Future 1. Federal Support to the Enterprise 2. Breadth vs. Narrowness of Graduate Education 3. Human Resource Policies 4. Impact of Federal Regulatory and Funding Practices on the Culture of Institutions III. Issues to be Negotiated Between the Partners APPENDICES I. Current Issues with Regard to the Federal Role in Science and Engineering Graduate/Postdoctoral Education II. Agenda of the Convocation on Graduate and Postdoctoral Education: The Federal Role, Houston, Texas, October 9, 1997

 

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