This article examines the impact of cuts to the Ronald E. McNair program’s funding on the numbers of ethnic minorities who earn doctoral degrees. The Council of Graduate Schools/Council for Opportunity in Education’s Joint McNair Committee’s data were cited.
As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. Based in Washington, DC, the organization provides its members with regular updates and analyses of legislative and regulatory proposals and policies that affect graduate education.
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