Strengthening Graduate Education
- We must strengthen our graduate and postdoctoral
programs to attract and recruit high-caliber students and young
researchers. Greater attention must be paid to providing competitive
financial support, appropriate teaching opportunities, and attractive
campus amenities that will contribute to a stronger sense of community
among our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Our doctoral
programs are central to our ambition as a research university, and we
must achieve greater recognition of the quality of our doctoral students
and the success they attain.
Graduate student quality is an important metric in
assessing our status, and we must place a priority on serving the needs
of our graduate population to be a first-class research university.
Ensuring that our students feel a part of the university, are provided
the services and support needed to excel, and h