Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health

Steven Koonin, Undersecretary of Energy for Science

Jonathan Cole, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University and Provost and Dean of the Faculties Emeritus, Columbia University, and author of The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected

Anthony DeCrappeo, President, Council on Governmental Relations (COGR)

Debra Stewart, President, Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

William Russel, Arthur W. Marks ’19 Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Dean of the Graduate School, Princeton University, and Chair, Commission on the Future of Graduate Education in the United States

Stacy Gelhaus, Chair, Board of Directors, National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), and Research Associate, Center for Cancer Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania

Robert Cook-Deegan, Director, Center for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University; Member, National Research Council Study Committee for Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest

Daniel Atkins, Associate Vice-President for Research Cyberinfrastructure and W.K. Kellogg Professor of Community Informatics, University of Michigan

This second meeting also included three “focus group sessions” on:

Institutional Environment: Research University Finance and Administration

Knowledge Capital: Academic Research Agendas, Resources, Organization, and Commercialization

Human Capital: Doctoral Education, Postdoctoral Training, Labor Markets, and Careers

Each group included committee members along with about 10 invited guests nominated by AAU, APLU, COGR, CGS, and NPA. These sessions were designed to ask probing questions about these three areas of inquiry in order to elicit input for the committee’s deliberation. The sessions began with each invited guest speaking for up to five minutes

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