The Daily Northwestern

New course evaluation system, Blue, to replace CTECs

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

January 20, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern is set to replace the Course and Teacher Evaluation Council system with Blue, a third-party evaluation software. Similar to CTEC, Blue will serve as a data collection system for NU courses and instructors. The new sy...

Students, faculty split over proposed academic calendar

Erica Snow, Reporter

January 14, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Students and faculty remain divided about the new quarter system timeline recommended by a task force’s findings released on Tuesday. The “10-5-5-10” calendar, which would split Winter Quarter into two five-week sessions...

Task force recommends Northwestern begin academic year in August, still maintain quarter system

Alice Yin, Managing Editor

January 11, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A task force studying the undergraduate academic experience has proposed Northwestern begin the academic year five weeks earlier, while still maintaining the quarter system. Christened the “10-5-5-10” calendar, NU would...