Cornell University Press, Ithaca, (2009)edited by Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Charlotte V. Kuh.; Papers originally presented at a conference held in Oct. 2006 at the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute.; Includes bibliographical references p. 277-291 and indexes.; Changing the education of scholars: an introduction to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Graduate Education Initiative / Ronald G. Ehrenberg ... et al. -- The Council of Graduate Schools' PhD completion project / Daniel D. Denecke, Helen S. Frasier, Kenneth E. Redd -- Advocating apprenticeship and intellectual community: lessons from the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate / Chris M. Golde ... et al. -- Three ways of winning doctoral education: rate of progress, degree completion, and time to degree / Catherine M. Millett, Michael T. Nettles -- Confronting common assumptions: designing future-oriented doctoral education / Maresi Nerad -- Generating doctoral degree candidates at liberal arts colleges / Robert J. Lemke -- Undergraduate STEM research experiences: impact on student interest in doing graduate work in STEM fields / Myles Boylan -- Minority students in science and math: what universities still do not understand about race in America / Richard Tapia, Cynthia Johnson -- The Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute: a successful model for increasing minority representation in the mathematical sciences / Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Carlos Castillo-Garsow --; Curriculum intensity in graduate preparatory programs: the impact on performance and progression to graduate study among minority students in economics / Charles Becker, Gregory Price -- Assessing programs to improve minority participation in the STEM fields: what we know and what we need to know / Cheryl Leggon, Willie Pearson Jr. -- First a glass ceiling, now a glass cliff? The changing picture for women in science and higher education careers / M. R. C. Greenwood -- Increasing women's representation in the life sciences / Jong-on Hahm -- Attracting and retaining women in engineering: the Tufts University experience / Linda Abriola, Margery Davies -- Do foreign doctorate recipients displace U.S. doctorate recipients at U.S. universities? / Liang Zhang -- Opening and closing doors: country-specific shocks in U.S. doctoral education / Emily Blanchard, John Bound, Sarah Turner -- What the "war on terror" has meant for U.S. colleges and universities / Michael A. Olivas -- Looking to the future / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Charlotte V. Kuh..