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Wythes Committee Report
April, 2000

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Preface

I. Introduction

The Committee's Charge

Central Purposes of Princeton University

The Work of the Committee

 

II. Recommendations

A. Undergraduate Education

Background
-- Size and Composition of the Undergraduate Student Body
-- Student Life
-- Undergraduate Financial Aid

Recommendations
-- Size of the Student Body
-- Student Life
-- Financial Aid

B. The Graduate School

Background

Recommendations
-- Size and Composition of the Graduate School
-- Financial Aid
-- Quality of the Graduate School: Preparing Graduate Students as Teachers

C. The Faculty

Background
-- Size and Composition of the Faculty
-- Quality of the Faculty: Research and Instruction

Recommendations
-- Composition and Compensation of the Faculty
-- The Vitality of Academic Departments and Programs
-- Instruction

D. The Administrative and Support Staffs

Background
-- Size and Composition of the Administrative and Support Staffs
-- Budgeting Process for Administrative and Support Staffs
-- Quality of Administrative Units and Staff Performance
-- Professional Research and Technical Staffs

Recommendations
-- Size and Composition of the Administrative and
-- Support Staffs
-- Budgeting for Administrative and Support Staffs
-- Quality of Administrative Units and Staff Performance

E. Physical Resources

Background

Recommendations
-- Dormitory Renovation Schedule
-- Oversight of the Capital Budget

F. Financial Resources

Background
-- Corporate and Foundation Fundraising
-- Sponsored Research
-- The Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO)
-- Financial Planning

Recommendations
-- Financial Planning
-- The Cost of a Princeton Undergraduate Education
-- PRINCO

G. New Technologies and Education

Background

Recommendations

H. The Library

Background

Recommendations


III. Conclusion


Appendix A

Undergraduate Education


Appendix B

External Factors
-- Introduction
-- Societal Changes
-- Changes among Patrons
-- Impact of Technology
-- Changes within the Academy
-- Conclusion


Figures


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