To Fix Graduate Education, Johns Hopkins U. Grapples With Some Trade-Offs

Will Kirk, Homewoodphoto.jhu.edu

Katherine Newman, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins U., says that with fewer students, programs can pay them what they need to be "fully devoted to their research year-round and be competitive in an unprecedented job market."
January 13, 2014

The critiques of graduate education have been building in recent years: Too many programs, scholars warn, enroll too many people who struggle to make ends meet while in graduate school, take on too much debt, and outnumber the tenure-track jobs they…

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