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471. Who Benefits? Competing Agendas and Ethics in Graduate Education

Wednesday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Chicago X, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities

Presiding: David B. Downing, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

Speakers: David B. Downing; Shane Peterson, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Daniel Purdy, Penn State Univ., University Park; Katina Rogers, MLA; Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria

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Session Description:

This roundtable explores the responsibility programs have to graduate students given the current job market, including whether programs should continue to admit the same number of students, how to reform graduate education for the job market that exists, how to advise graduate students, and how program directors can respond to institutional pressure to grow, create, and maintain programs.


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