From Facts to Action: Expanding the Education Role of the Graduate Division

Breaking out of its traditional administrative role, the Graduate Division at the University of California, Berkeley, undertook research and used the findings to design and implement programs which encouraged students to complete their degrees and to do so in a reasonable amount of time. An excellent example of how a graduate school can play an active role in improving graduate education.

Nerad, M., & Cerny, J. (1991).  From Facts to Action: Expanding the Education Role of the Graduate Division. Communicator, Special Edition – May.
Reprinted in  Leonard L Baird (ed), Increasing Graduate Student Retention and Degree Attainment, New Directions for Institutional Research No 80, Winter 1993, Jossey-Bass.

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