The two programs will enroll approximately 45 students each. Around 88 students ranked ITALIC as one of their top two housing choices, while 98 students ranked SIMILE first.
The Faculty Senate heard reports from both Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Harry Elam and the Emeriti Council on Thursday afternoon, in the body’s final meeting of the academic year.
Beginning next year, the Hume Writing Center (HWC) and the Oral Communication Program (OCP) will have new names, a new home and a new format.
Thinking Matters replaced Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM) this year and has been warmly received by many students, but some lecturers in the program fear… Continue Reading »
The Faculty Senate heard a report at its Nov. 8 meeting about how the University is working to implement the changes to undergraduate education suggested by the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES), which was approved by the Senate in May.
The number of freshmen who applied for fall introductory seminars (IntroSems) has risen 36 percent from last year while the number of sophomores has dropped by 13 percent, according to IntroSem Program Director Russell Berman.
Cardinal Compass, a new online tool for freshmen released by the office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE), reached 17,000 page views since its launch on Aug. 1 despite some freshmen arguing that the site’s offerings are too broad.