The Curriculum

The Curriculum
Apr 10, 2018
Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived, but the economics faculty found a way to save it, as a new "track."

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April 10, 2018

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived, but the economics faculty found a way to save it, as a new "track."

April 2, 2018

The claim that cutting back on certain liberal arts majors means that an institution cannot be university makes assumptions that are worth examining, writes Greg Summers.

September 18, 2017

Proliferating course offerings can overwhelm and confuse students and make a college education seem like a box-checking exercise rather than a cohesive and comprehensive intellectual endeavor, argues Loni Bordoloi Pazich.

June 27, 2017

They can have unintended consequences, writes Donal O’Shea. And the trick is to find those that actually improve student learning.

April 3, 2017

University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

November 2, 2016

Princeton general-education proposal would require all students -- even those already proficient in a foreign language -- to study a language other than English. Most of the shrinking number of institutions with requirements let students test out of them.

July 25, 2016

Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

May 27, 2016
John Fea, a history chair, describes what he learned on his daughter's college tours about the presence or absence of a liberal arts ethos.
May 26, 2016

Dick Gregory writes that students who are protesting against a dean who recommended his autobiography should think about which battles matter the most.

April 11, 2016

Students are so busy singing in a cappella groups, planting trees for the environment and playing intramural ultimate Frisbee that they're being robbed of their education, argues William Hurst.

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