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Faculty searches suspended

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By Emily Losito Associate Editor Eleven faculty position openings listed on the Notice Board in December disappeared in January. Six positions in the School of Arts & Sciences, two in the School of Education and three in the School of Business were taken down at the beginning of the 2017 spring semester. Several faculty searches…

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Faculty Senate plans to decide on Clare College, changes in academic calendar

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By Cameron Pettrone A faculty senate meeting held on Jan. 20 discussed the new curriculum replacing Clare College next year and changes to the school calendar. The new curriculum, which will become effective in the 2017-18 year, is designed to help expose students to different fields of study, according to the faculty senate webpage. New…

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Senate pushes vote back: Proposed program to address changes before November vote

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By Diana McElfresh Editor-In-Chief A health science major will have to wait at least another two weeks before it has a chance to be voted on. Faculty senators tabled a motion to vote on the new health science undergraduate major at their meeting last Friday, following several hours of deliberation. The delay resulted from concerns…

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Allied Health established by Faculty Senate

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By Dominic LoVallo Managing Editor The St. Bonaventure University faculty senators established the School of Allied Health at their meeting last Friday, Sept. 30. With an agenda that had 10 pages worth of material to cover in a two-hour time frame, the faculty senate covered three, maybe four topics during the entire meeting. At least…

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Clare College instates new substitution policy

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By Jason Klaiber Contributing Writer     Clare College, which oversees the core curriculum of St. Bonaventure University, has employed a new course substitution policy for students since Oct. 3.     In the past, there were two types of substitution courses—permanent and temporary. Permanent substitutions proved to be sufficient. A temporary substitution required two years of…

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Beyond the blackboard

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By Alexandra Salerno Advisory Editor    “Aristotle once said, ‘politics is the art of the possible,’” Barry Gan, professor of philosophy and St. Bonaventure faculty senate chair said. “People don’t think of the senate as being art, but I think there is some art involved in trying to find out what’s possible.” The faculty senate…

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