General Education program director Kenen said designing the types of courses that achieve program goals is difficult and is taking the College longer than expected.
The full implementation of new General Education requirements has been pushed back by a year, with a new target roll-out date of fall 2019.
Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris will step down at the end of the academic year after almost a decade in one of the College’s top administrative position.
This change in the categorization of some classes is the byproduct of a transition to a new General Education system set to take full effect in the fall of 2018.
According to Faculty Council member and professor David L. Howell, it is likely that Lewis’s motion will not go to a vote until the December Faculty meeting.
For students currently attending the College, the gradual move to a new General Education program has been met with a range of reactions.
For current juniors and seniors, the gradual move to the new Gen Ed program has been met with a range of reactions.
Economics 10b: “Principles of Economics” is the most popular course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the fourth consecutive spring.
Courses in the General Education Program have seen enrollment drops in all categories this past semester, according to Stephanie H. Kenen, the administrative director of Gen Ed.