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Drew rethinks doctorates

Posted in history,scholarship by Rae on 21 September 2006

Drew Rethinks Doctorates:

Last week, Drew University informed faculty members and graduate students in English and the department of modern history and literature that it planned a review of the two departments’ Ph.D. programs. That announcement alone would not have been news: Such reviews are commonplace and, at a time of heightened scrutiny of doctoral education and the quality of higher education generally, would seem like sound policy.
But Drew’s approach raised eyebrows and, in some circles, hackles, for several reasons…

Read the full article for those reasons. They’ve suspended admissions for these programs and this news has me worried. I’ve been eying Drew’s book history program (part of the department of modern history and literature) with great interest for some time.


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