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Faculty consider new academic calendar proposals

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 8, 2017

In an effort to combat student stress and other concerns about the quarter system, several academic calendar changes were proposed at Faculty Senate last month. The Educational Affairs Committee proposed moving back start dates for the school year and lengthening breaks at the Dec. 7 Senate meeting. ...

Proposed ‘10-5-5-10’ calendar change stalls with lack of faculty support

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Faculty members are overwhelmingly against the proposed “10-5-5-10” calendar change, Faculty Senate president Ed Hughes said, slowing the progress of potential changes to the quarter system. At Wednesday’s meeting of...

The Weekly Podcast: Northwestern’s quarter system schedule, application record discussed

Daily Northwestern Staff

January 18, 2016

Welcome to the first edition of The Weekly, The Daily Northwestern's weekly news podcast. Here, you will find the week's biggest stories all in one place. In this week's episode, you will hear about the academic task force'...