On the Future of Research-Intensive Universities and Their Associated Atmospheric Science Programs

On the Future of Research-Intensive Universities and Their Associated Atmospheric Science Programs educational affairs On the Future of Research-Intensive Universities and Their Associated Atmospheric Science Programs Timothy C. Spangler,* Jon E. Ahlquist,+ Howard B. Bluestein,# Harold D. Orville,** and Roger M. Wakimoto++ 1. Introduction 2. Keynote address Economi c pressures on all levels of government Th e keynote address for the members' forum was are placing enormou s stress o n th e university commu- given by Dr. Martin Jischke, president of Iowa State nity. This stress may trigger more changes within University. He characterized research universities as universities than at any time since the period when a national treasure because they educate one-third of universities transformed from normal schools to the the nation's higher-education students, perform 90% of academi c research and development , and produce research-intensive institutions that exist today . During 90 % of the doctorates in science and engineering. the 12-13 October 1993 University Corporation for Jischk e warned, however, that, "Like the sphinx, not Atmospheri c Research (UCAR) annual meeting held eve n national treasures are immune to the winds of in Boulder, Colorado, a foru m wa s held to discuss the change. " These are times of great change and chal- external influences producing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

On the Future of Research-Intensive Universities and Their Associated Atmospheric Science Programs

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-76.5.721
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educational affairs On the Future of Research-Intensive Universities and Their Associated Atmospheric Science Programs Timothy C. Spangler,* Jon E. Ahlquist,+ Howard B. Bluestein,# Harold D. Orville,** and Roger M. Wakimoto++ 1. Introduction 2. Keynote address Economi c pressures on all levels of government Th e keynote address for the members' forum was are placing enormou s stress o n th e university commu- given by Dr. Martin Jischke, president of Iowa State nity. This stress may trigger more changes within University. He characterized research universities as universities than at any time since the period when a national treasure because they educate one-third of universities transformed from normal schools to the the nation's higher-education students, perform 90% of academi c research and development , and produce research-intensive institutions that exist today . During 90 % of the doctorates in science and engineering. the 12-13 October 1993 University Corporation for Jischk e warned, however, that, "Like the sphinx, not Atmospheri c Research (UCAR) annual meeting held eve n national treasures are immune to the winds of in Boulder, Colorado, a foru m wa s held to discuss the change. " These are times of great change and chal- external influences producing

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: May 11, 1995

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