This question haunts job applicants who’ve been asked to wait till then to hear about interview schedules; it also now plagues those of us curious to hear from the National Research Council’s Research Doctorate Programs board. The NRC last issued ratings of research doctorate programs in 1995. Its methodology guide for the new ratings was to have appeared December 15.
Revised December 15, 2008
The release schedule for reports for the NRC Assessment of Research Doctoral Programs has changed. The release of the Methodology Guide is now estimated for mid December. The release schedule for the project report and its database will be announced when we have precise dates.