Undergraduate Curriculum
Academic Policy Committee

Report to Academic Council, Meeting of May 5, 1997

Since its April 7 report to Council, the UUCAPC met on April 21. The committee:

1. Reviewed new Course Inventory (5) and Modification Requests (10):. Approved 5 and returned 10 with approval subject to changes.

2. Reviewed and approved the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Proposal for a new Mathematics Education Concentration.

3. Discussed generally the potential advantages and disadvantages of semester vs. quarter calendar systems, including what may be best for our students, student retention, possible semester calendar dates, transition impacts on students and faculty, and experiences of other institutions converting to semesters.

4. The committee scheduled its last meeting of 1996-97 for May 16, 1997 at 1:30 p.m.