German professor Peter J. Burgard highlighted two grammatical issues and a punctuation error within the proposed language, all of which were accepted by Harris as a friendly amendment and adopted along with the rest of the policy.
The Faculty also approved a switch to a course credit system instead of the half-course protocol currently used and a revision to the student handbook allowing rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors to submit requests for mixed-gender housing groups to their House administrators.
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This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
CORRECTION: May 7, 2014
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the month of the faculty meeting in which Harris said that the affirmation of integrity would be required of all students. In fact, it was February.
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