“When I was a graduate student, I don’t think I ever heard the term ‘professional development.; Today, we use this term frequently to refer to an evolving skill set that we believe better prepares our students for careers both inside and outside of the academy. Many of us believe it is a critical component of today’s graduate education. What has changed, and why?”
Dean Steve Matson recently reflected on this change and how The Graduate School is addressing it in the Carolina Chronicle. Read his reflection here.