Committee on Grad Education Report Shows Increasing Dissatisfaction Among Grad Students

| April 20, 2019

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Half of University graduate students are not satisfied with teaching training, a new report by the Committee on Graduate Education (CGE) shows. The report also touches on additional concerns regarding academics and student support, and notes a trend of decreasing graduate student satisfaction over the past decade.The CGE report was released by Daniel Diermeier, provost of the University, through an e-mail to the University community on April 10. Diermeier charged the CGE with “a thorough and comprehensive assessment of the present state of PhD education at the University.”

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