Report of the President & of the Treasurer

Report of the President & of the Treasurer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...and the Institute of International Education. While these bodies had demonstrated the existence of a field of real public usefulness, they were neither logically related to one another, nor could they separately command adequate resources. Through a fine display of cooperation on the part of the organizations themselves, the Corporation, in conjunction with the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, has been able to ensure for a period of five years the adequate financing of these agencies, with the assurance that they are now organically united, and that the previous duplication of effort has been eliminated. STUDY OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION During President Pritchett's administration, preliminary steps were taken which resulted, in October, 1923, in setting aside a substantial sum for the purpose of meeting the expenses of a thorough study of engineering education, to be conducted under the auspices of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education. It is planned to have the inquiry extend over a period of three years, a program having been adopted providing for the participation of the faculties of the engineering colleges of the United States and Canada, the investigative committees of the Society, the professional engineering societies, the industries, public bureaus and boards of education, educational foundations, and organized bodies of educators and research workers. The study is concerning itself with the collection of evidence from the engineering colleges and a consensus of opinion concerning their past experience. The United States Bureau of Education is cooperating with the committee in certain phases of this division of the work. The relations between engineering colleges and professional engineering societies are being...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793250
  • 9781236793256