On Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Washington, D.C., the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers released the report, Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers.
This report follows up on the landmark report The Path Forward: The Future of Graduate Education in the United States, which warned that the historic preeminence of U.S. graduate education is being challenged due to demographic shifts in the U.S. population, growing international competition and attrition at all levels of education, as well as federal and state budget constraints.
Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers builds on those findings by providing greater insight into current pathways and identifying opportunities to forge new pathways that benefit students, universities, employers and the U.S. economy.
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U.S. Must Close Gap Between Graduate Schools, Employers to Stay Competitive, Spur Innovation
Washington, D.C. (April 19, 2012) — By 2020, 2.6 million new or replacement jobs will require an advanced degree. Yet a new report warns that the nation will not be able to tap graduate students with high-level knowledge and skills until university, business, nonprofit and government sectors team more closely — and innovatively — than they do now. Read more >
New Commission to Study Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers
Washington, D.C. (September 8, 2011) — To address the critical need for innovators and experts in a wide range of fields that are essential to America's success in the global economy, the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and Educational Testing Service (ETS) have convened a commission of academic and industry leaders to explore this important issue and to offer findings and policy recommendations in a new report which will be released at the CGS annual legislative conference on April 19, 2012. Read more >
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Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers
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See also the 2010 report: