The Daily Northwestern

ASG continues push for credit requirements reduction

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

As the arrival of the new Weinberg dean approaches, ASG has issued a report calling on the school to reduce the number of credits students need to graduate, although it’s unclear whether the proposal has enough faculty suppo...

Northwestern forms faculty task force to assess undergraduate experience

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern has formed a faculty task force that seeks to enhance the undergraduate experience at the University, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Tuesday. The task force will meet over the next two quarters and compile a report...

ASG Senate discusses Weinberg curriculum change proposal

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Government

The Associated Student Government-sponsored petition regarding the proposed Weinberg diversity academic requirement has garnered about 400 signatures as of Wednesday evening, Anna Rennich, ASG vice president for academics, said during S...

Student petition recommends US-centric diversity curriculum requirement

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Students have circulated a petition throughout the past week urging Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty to support a Social Inequalities and Diversity curriculum requirement focused on the United States. The petition ...

Student-designed survey aims to gauge time management

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus

An Associated Student Government-supported survey about time management went live Feb. 4 with the intention of determining if a reduced number of required credits to graduate would benefit students’ health and performance,...

University increases student involvement in search for new Weinberg dean

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern faculty and administrators are involving more students in the search for the next dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences after students voiced concerns about their lack of involvement in the process at an open forum in October. A student interview group, chosen by the Weinberg College Student Adv...

ASG moving forward with 3+E proposal

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 5, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Student Government

Student leaders are preparing to present Northwestern administrators with feedback they gathered on implementing a plan to allow students to earn academic credit for certain extracurricular activities. One of the four pillars...