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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University Appendixes

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University This page in the original is blank.

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University A Project Chronology What follows is a chronology of meetings and activities of the NRC project on the Impact of Information Technology on the Future of the Research University (ITFRU). Additional background can be found on the project web site (www7.nationalacademies.org/guirr). February 14, 2000 First meeting of Steering Committee (“panel”), Washington, D.C. May 5, 2000 Meeting of Steering Committee Technology Subgroup on “Cutting Edge IT Issues,” Sloan Foundation, New York, N.Y. June 9, 2000 Steering Committee members testified at the House Subcommittee on Basic Research hearing, “The Internet, Distance Learning, and the Future of the Research University.” More information on the hearing, including witness statements, can be found at www.house.gov/science/hearing_106.htm July 20, 2000 Conference call of the Steering Committee University Subgroup focusing on impacts of information technology on instruction and education August 17, 2000 Conference call of the Steering Committee University Subgroup

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University August 24-25, 2000 Meeting of Steering Committee, “A View of Technology Futures,” Bell Labs (Murray Hill, N.J.) and IBM Watson Labs (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) December 4, 2000 Conference call of the Steering Committee concerning workshop planning January 16, 2001 Conference call of the Steering Committee to finalize workshop planning January 22-23, 2001 Workshop on the Impact of Information Technology on the Future of the Research University, Washington, D.C. March 6, 2001 Broadcasts of the first day’s workshop sessions begin on the Research Channel. Sessions are available for viewing at programs.researchchannel.com April 24, 2001 Conference call of the Steering Committee concerning the January workshop, June GUIRR meeting, and Phase II funding June 19-20, 2001 Members of the Steering Committee facilitate discussion of the project at the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable Council meeting August 29, 2001 Conference call of the Steering Committee regarding the June GUIRR meeting, continuing efforts for Phase II funding, and concluding Phase I activities Fall-Winter, 2001-2002 Preparation of final project report