Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Well said

This piece from Brown University is one of the best written pieces about that precariousness of graduate funding and the "benevolence" of administrators. It includes a nice quote from our own Dave Dobbie:

Link.

2 comments:

dave3544 said...

Good article. This line cracked me up, however:
"Typically, most doctoral programs in the United States provide their students with full support as they work towards the completion of their degrees."

i guess if you consider a TAship to be "providing support," but I see that as "providing employment."

Mike3550 said...

agreed. But, aren't they so kind to give them to grads instead of the legions of underpaid lecturer's that they could give them to instead? Now they can pay the workforce next to nothing, and not feel a whole lot of guilt for it...

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