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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA 01609-2280)
Donald E. Johnson (Project Director: August 1972 to present)

Planning the New Roles for Humanities and Social Sciences

To explore how the values of the humanities and social sciences can be best integrated with science and engineering. To creat a humanities program that will implement the W.P.I. Plan which calls for the award of a B.S. degree for competence, not accumulated credits; gives priority for project work and independent study; emphasizes personal development and social responsibility; down plays the classroom as the primary place of learning; and promotes curricular flexibility.

Project fields:
Literature, General; Social Sciences, General

Pilot Grants - Education

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1972 – 12/31/1972