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Session 23 - Astronomy Education: Current Developments & Trends.
Oral session, Monday, January 13
Harbour A,

[23.04] Astronomy Education: Undergraduate Level

G. S. Mumford (Tufts U)

While programs in the 100 or so colleges and universities that offer an undergraduate concentration in astronomy and/or astrophysics appear to be in about their best shape ever, in an era of static financing keep in mind that administrations may shift scarce resources away from majors in our field to prospective humanists and artists, politicians and captains of industry, or social workers and counselors. Some thoughts on how to mitigate this situation will be given.

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