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Faculty to Vote on New Distribs

When I was a student, we had to take English 5, a Freshman Seminar, four courses each in the Humanities, the Sciences and the Social Sciences, and satisfy the language requirement. Since my day, the pendulum has swing back and forth, with current requirements being a hodgepodge of priorities.

On Monday, without any public debate involving students, the faculty will vote on the newest iteration of undergraduate distributive requirements:

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Here is the entire document regarding the new distributives.

Addendum: Curiously, despite Professor Deborah Nichols’ request at a faculty meeting on April 29, 2015, no data has been put forward describing just how students actually choose to take courses.

Addendum: An alumnus writes in:

How about a course teaching administrators/faculty to write more clearly and concisely?

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