National Science Foundation
Arden L. Bement, Jr.
Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
David W. Lightfoot
|Division of Science Resources Statistics|
|Lynda T. Carlson
|Mary J. Frase
Ronald S. Fecso
Human Resources Statistics Program
Nancy L. Leach
Division of Science Resources Statistics
The Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS) fulfills the legislative mandate of the National Science Foundation Act to ...
To carry out this mandate, SRS designs, supports, and directs periodic surveys as well as a variety of other data collections and research projects. These surveys yield the materials for SRS staff to compile, analyze, and disseminate quantitative information about domestic and international resources devoted to science, engineering, and technology.
If you have any comments or suggestions about this or any other SRS product or report, we would like to hear from you. Please direct your comments to:
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Characteristics of Recent Science and Engineering Graduates: 2003, NSF 06-329, Project Officer, John Tsapogas Arlington, VA 2006).
Information and data from the Division of Science Resources Statistics are available on the Web at http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/. This report is available in electronic format only. For NSF's Telephonic Device for the Deaf, dial toll-free (800) 281-8749 or (703) 292-5090.
John Tsapogas of the Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS) of the National Science Foundation had overall responsibility for conducting the survey and producing this report. Susan Mitchell of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. was the study director, and Claire Wilson of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. was the associate director.
Ronald Fecso, Chief Statistician of SRS and Don Jang of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. provided valuable statistical advice that greatly enhanced the accuracy of the estimates presented in this report. Comments, reviews, and consultations were provided by Nancy L. Leach, Director of the Human Resources Statistics Program and Mary J. Frase, Deputy Director, SRS. The SRS Information and Technology Services Program (ITSP) provided editorial assistance and final composition for this report. Peg Whalen, ITSP, oversaw electronic publication.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) expresses its appreciation to the recent graduates who contributed their time by responding to this survey. NSF also extends its sincere appreciation to college administrators and other college officials who contributed their time and effort to this survey; their willingness to participate in the survey greatly enhanced the quality of this report.