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CAA begins program review, updates minor, creates D2L page

Rebecca Peebles, physical chemistry department chair, presents a review of the chemistry department during the past eight years. With 41-44 majors, the chemistry department has seen a lot of growth throughout these past years. Peebles said it is projected to keep growing.

Brook Schwartz, Administration Reporter

October 26, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs began the process of reviewing academic programs on campus and started with the Chemistry program during its meeting Thursday. Rebecca Peebles, physical chemistry department chair, discussed the recent eight-year review of the Chemistry BS that occurred last year. Sh...

CAA drafts vitalization recommendations, approves 2 new majors

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

February 24, 2017

On Tuesday, the Council on Academic Affairs went through a draft document with recommendations for the programs being considered for elimination and reorganization. These include Africana studies, philosophy, and adult and community education. CAA Chair Stacey Ruholl said since the council did not...

CAA adds criminology major, changes chemistry name

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 9, 2016

  The Council on Academic Affairs passed a new criminology major and changed the name of the chemistry department to chemistry and biochemistry at their meeting Thursday. Darren Hendrickson, the chair of the sociology and anthropology department who introduced the major, said the idea for...

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