UNH Faculty Senate

Motion on Discovery Program's inquiry, breadth and capstone components
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UNH FACULTY SENATE
MOTION # XIII-M8

on the Discovery Program’s inquiry, breadth and capstone components

 

1.  Motion presenter:   Larry Prelli

2.  Date of Faculty Senate discussion:  2/9/09 and 2/23/09

3.  Rationale:

The senate’s Academic Affairs Committee has reviewed the information on the Discovery Program’s inquiry, disciplinary breadth and capstone components and recommends passage of those components.  The committee’s criteria are pedagogical soundness, flexibility in application, a framework that enables dynamism as curricula develop, and feasibility.  The present system has worked well but has not been updated for many years.

4.  Motion:

The Faculty Senate endorses the Discovery Program’s inquiry, disciplinary breadth, and capstone components.

5.  Senate action:  passed with thirty-three ayes, six nays, and four abstentions

6.  Senate chair’s signature:  Marco Dorfsman

Forwarded to:  President Mark Huddleston, on March 24, 2009

Forwarded to:  Provost Bruce Mallory, on March 24, 2009

Forwarded to:  Lisa MacFarlane, on March 24, 2009

Forwarded to:  Kathryn Forbes, on March 24, 2009

Forwarded to:  Barbara White, on March 24, 2009

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