Advising Graduate Students
President Frasier and the Graduate Council provide an incentive for professors to increase their time advising graduate students, with a reduction of four-quarter hours from their teaching load if they advise eight to 16 graduate students.
Master of Arts in Education
The schools 1,260 M.A.s in education, conferred from 1941 to 1946, surpass in number the masterís degrees conferred in all fields at both the University of Colorado and the University of Denver during the same period.
World War II Effects
Because of the higher ratio of women to men enrolled, the college is not as affected by World War II as are its sister institutions. During the war, on a contract basis, the school trains more than 4,000 men in an Army Air Force clerical training school it operates.
Student Teaching Credit for Japanese-Americans
In 1942, the school begins to offer student teaching credit for Japanese-Americans at the Granada Relocation Center near Lamar, Colorado, who are relocated there as part of the federal governmentís controversial effort to move 110,00 Japanese-Americans from more strategically vital parts of the country.
Dr. Sylvester R. Toussaint becomes Dean
In 1945, Dt. Toussaint becomes Dean of the Graduate School. He served as Dean until 1947. In 1947 Dr. Arthur Zimmerman returned as dean and served until 1955.
Ed.D. Admissions Requirements Determined
Requirements are determined for Ed.D. degrees. The student must possess a masterís degree from an acceptable graduate school, have transcripts that show B or better, with 64 quarter hours in the field of education and psychology and two years of successful teaching experience. Doctoral students are admitted on trial until the Graduate Council is able to determine their qualifications for admission to candidacy. They are required to provide a written report that demonstrates research techniques taught in the 400 courses, must take 300-level courses, and may take a maximum of 24 quarter hours of graduate course credit outside the education field.