As the University proceeds with implementation of the Common Core and College Option general education courses, various questions are being raised about specific aspects of the implementation. To address these questions, the central Office of Academic Affairs has developed the attached set of guidelines, which will be expanded as we move further into the implementation process.
Reprinted from the January-February 2012 issue of “Academically Speaking.”
A bimonthly newsletter from the central Office of Academic Affairs.
Since the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Policy, Programs, and Research (CAPPR) will not be meeting in January, Executive Vice Chancellor Alexandra W. Logue has provided its members with an update concerning the Pathways initiative.
“On December 1, 2011, the Pathways Task Force submitted to me its recommendation regarding the structure of the 30-credit common core, as required by the Board of Trustees resolution of June 27, 2011.”
The latest updates from the faculty committees charged with establishing the first three to six courses that lead into the largest transfer majors at CUNY.
In keeping with the resolution approved by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York on June 27, 2011, the CUNY Pathways Task Force has delivered its recommendations.
On November 3, 2011, CUNY General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Frederick P. Schaffer issued a message regarding the Pathways Project, faculty authority, and academic policy.
The CUNY Pathways Task Force is currently reviewing all of the coordinated campuses responses that have been received addressing the proposed Common Core structure.
On October 24, 2011, the New York City Council Committee on Higher Education held an oversight hearing, “Evaluating the Impact of College Remediation at Community Colleges and Other Postsecondary Institutions.”