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Educational change -- Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

UA04: President's Planning Group

 Collection
Identifier: UA04
Abstract

These are the records of the President's Planning Group, authorized by President Harry B. Storke in 1968 to "study the role of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the engineering and scientific community and to propose to the President and to the Faculty detailed plans for implementation of this role in the future..."

Dates: 1963 - 1970

UA31: WPI Plan

 Collection
Identifier: UA31
Scope and Contents This collection of records documents the period of development, implementation and evaluation of the WPI Plan from 1969 to 1986. The collection primarily consists of published reports, proposals, white papers and grant applications. The original four reports of the Planning Committee document the conception and development of the plan. Various proposals and guidelines from the implementation phase are collected here. Extensive and subsequent evaluation reports, most funded by NEH grants,...
Dates: 1969 - 1986

William R. Grogan Papers, bulk: 1970 - 1990

 Sub-Group
Identifier: UA32.01
Scope and Contents The William R. Grogan Papers document the activities of the first Dean of Undergraduate Studies, 1970 to 1990. The Dean was charged with implementing the WPI Plan and chaired the General Implementation Committee to oversee the details of the Plan. Records in this collection document the funding of the Plan, curricular innovations such as the Interactive Qualifying Project, evaluation of the Plan through student competency exams, formal external review and marketing of the Plan. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990