Calvin College Chimes

Faculty Assembly fails to pass core model by four votes

Josh Parks

May 7, 2016

Filed under Campus

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...

Don’t collapse the arts

Josh Parks

December 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

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 ...

Bias of Art Core

Bias of Art Core

September 11, 2015

Faculty members cast doubt on draft for new core

Lauren De Haan

October 17, 2013

Filed under Campus

Professors from the English, philosophy and religion departments say the new core draft does not make a good enough case to prompt changes to current core. These faculty members argue the process of core revision was rushed and has left some major gaps in the core ...