The Proprietary Model: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Smith, Donald F.
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine was opened as a private veterinary college on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts in 1983. Demographics of its faculty, students and graduates are given. Establishing a proprietary institution outside of a major university setting without either a comprehensive academic teaching hospital or a robust research program seemed an anathema to the core educational values of many, but this school has clearly succeeded in fulfilling its initial goals and filling a void.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine; Watson, Elaine; Dennis, Stanley; St. Kitts; Ontario Veterinary College; History of Veterinary Medicine; Proprietary Veterinary Colleges; Council on Education; American Veterinary Medical Association; Trainor, Deborah; Thrall, Mary Anna; Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges; Ross, Robert; DeVry, Inc.; Leeds Equity; Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine; Middlesex University
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