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CURRICULUM SHIFT—Academic Senate discussed and passed changes to the required curriculum in the Languages, Literatures and International Studies Department, adding language certifications.

Senate votes on programs

Mary McDonough February 6, 2020

With winter semester now in full swing, Academic Senate   (AS) moved to make a number of different changes to programs at the university during the Feb. 4 meeting. Some of these shifts were unexpected. Faculty...

LONG TIME COMING— Of the 120 minors offered at NMU, 42 minors (or 35%) are in Quintiles 4 and 5 of the SRA while 78 (or 65%) remain in Quintiles 1 through 3. NMU students are no longer required to pursue a minor, but individual departments can still decide to incorporate minors into programs. The proposal was passed with a majority vote of 27-3 on Tuesday, Nov. 12 by the Academic Senate.

Academic Senate chips away grad barriers by eliminating minors

Mary McDonough November 14, 2019

After a recent Academic Senate meeting, minors will no longer be automatically required for all NMU students; however, individual departments can still implement them into their programs.  During...

Academic Senate prepares letter for BOT

Academic Senate prepares letter for BOT

Kara Toay February 22, 2018

The Academic Senate intends on sending a letter to the Board of Trustees, discussing the controversy of Gov. Rick Snyder speaking at commencement, which was one of a few topics on the table at the meeting...

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