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Faculty Assembly fails to pass core model by four votes

Josh Parks

May 7, 2016

At Monday’s full faculty assembly, the proposal for a revised core curriculum structure failed to receive the required 60 percent supermajority needed for approval. Out of 227 faculty votes cast, there were 133 yes votes, which...

Faculty senate approves new core curriculum proposal

Josh Parks

April 29, 2016

At their final meeting of the year on April 25, faculty senate approved the structure for the new curriculum. The model was brought to faculty senate by the core curriculum committee (CCC) and the educational policy committee (E...

Don’t collapse the arts

Josh Parks

December 13, 2015

At last week’s faculty senate meeting, the core curriculum committee (CCC) presented a “draft working model” of a new core to the senators for feedback. Provost Brandsen stressed that it was tentative and in-progress, and ...