The Daily Eastern News

Physics, philosophy, other programs updated at CAA meeting

November 30, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs voted in favor changing several aspects of the physics department made because of difficulties it has fully staffing colleges and departments. Steven Daniels, chair of...

Value-finding plays integral role in teaching

October 25, 2017

A few semesters ago, I took my last education foundations class with Dr. Barker, the most lovable, eccentric ex-radio host in the education department. His classes were populated with students across majors,...

Board of Trustees votes to eliminate Africana studies major, retains career and technical education

April 30, 2017

The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana studies major to retain career and technical education and said they would continue to monitor the philosophy major at its meeting Friday. Students...

Board votes to eliminate Africana Studies

April 28, 2017

  The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana Studies major at its meeting Friday. Students already in the program will be able to continue on in it until they graduate. Also voted...

Administration, philosophy come to agreement

April 27, 2017

The university administration has withdrawn its recommendation for the elimination of the philosophy major to the board of trustees, Eastern President David Glassman said in an email to the News Thursday...

CAA approves recommendations, neurobiology major

March 9, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs approved 22 items on its agenda Thursday, including its recommendations to President David Glassman concerning program elimination and reorganization, as well as revisions...

CAA to vote on recommendations

March 8, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on approving its own recommendations for programs being considered for elimination or reorganization at its meeting 2 p.m. Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. Recommended...

Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee meets to plan report

March 1, 2017

The Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee met Wednesday for final planning of its report before its final meeting next Monday. Committee Chairman Richard Jones, a communication studies...

Departments, programs respond to referendum, vitalization project

February 26, 2017

Following the Faculty Senate's referendum last Tuesday, programs considered for elimination or consolidation reflected on how they are being affected by the vitalization project. Last week, 145 faculty...

CAA to discuss program recommendations

February 23, 2017

The Council on Academic affairs will discuss its draft document of recommendations for programs being considered for elimination or reorganization. It is scheduled to meet 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440...

Academic programs present case to CAA

February 19, 2017

Programs recommended for elimination or reorganization by Workgroup No. 7, which looked at academic programs during the vitalization project, presented their cases before the Council on Academic Affairs...

CAA to hear from programs

February 15, 2017

The Council of Academic Affairs will hear from two of the groups being considered for elimination or consolidation at its meeting Thursday. According to the agenda, the bachelor’s program in Adult...

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