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B.S./B.S.C. core exemption proposal fails

The proposal to grant an exemption from the Persons in Community (PIC) core category and the second year of foreign lang...

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Faculty senate considers B.S./B.S.C core exemption

Faculty senate is in the throes of debating a new core proposal. This proposal would allow students pursuing a Bachelor ...

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Faculty Assembly fails to pass core model by four votes

At Monday’s full faculty assembly, the proposal for a revised core curriculum structure failed to receive the required...

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Don’t collapse the arts

At last week’s faculty senate meeting, the core curriculum committee (CCC) presented a “draft working model” of a ...

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Bias of Art Core

When I filled my core requirement for the arts, I took Classic Mythology. At the time, I was just relieved I didn’t ha...

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Lecture discusses core classes and critical thinking skills

“Does Calvin’s liberal arts curriculum foster critical thinking skills?” Jim Jadrich, science education and physic...

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Low student turnout at core town hall

This past Wednesday, student senate hosted a town hall for students to ask questions about potential changes to core. Ar...

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Faculty prepare to vote on new models for core

After 15 years of the current core and nearly two years of discussions around core revision, three new core proposals, o...

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President Le Roy addresses student questions on core, prioritization

Students asked hard-hitting questions about Calvin’s future at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting with President Mi...

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‘Zero’ chance of passing new core by May, leaders say

A disagreement between academic departments over the need to revise the current core curriculum has delayed plans for a ...