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October 17, 1942

Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the Forty-Third Annual Conference, The Association of American Universities, Held at the University of Nebraska, October 30, 31, and November 1, 1941

JAMA. 1942;120(7):572-573. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830420080034

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Abstract

The report of this conference, which was held at the University of Nebraska, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 1941, contains discussions of many of the current problems facing the institutions of higher learning of this country. The universities are prepared to undertake their part in improving Latin American relations and have authorized their committee in this field "to investigate perhaps with the aid of the United States Office of Education the problem of classifying and accrediting Latin American institutions of higher learning." Resolutions adopted by the association indicate the seriousness of the problems the universities are called on to face in connection with their efforts to maintain adequate personnel for teaching and research in the face of the demands of industry and government service. In the report are published the addresses given at the conference, several of which were by government officials. The subjects include "Social Security and Higher Education," "The Role

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