Cutbacks in Enrollment Redefine Graduate Education and Faculty Jobs

Enrollment cutbacks redefine curricula as well as faculty jobs

Matt Roth for The Chronicle

"We are a research institution, and it's very important for faculty to bring their research material to bear in graduate courses," says William L. Pressly (left, at a faculty retreat), chair of the department of art history and archaeology at the U. of Maryland.
March 11, 2012

Over the past decade, the University of Maryland's department of art history and archaeology has admitted up to a dozen graduate students each year. But when Caroline J. Dubinsky and Jessica Williams arrived on the College Park campus last fall, they…

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