Tweet Now is the time of year when we are actively gearing up for Fall 2013 courses. The journey is a long one for the courses proposed, and right now we are at the point where we will be interviewing candidates for the 22 positions open in the fall. Check out this infographic to see [...]
Tweet Friday, February 1 Join the ExCollege: Become a Board Member or a Peer Leader! Dive into the inner-workings of the ExCollege by joining the ExCollege Board or becoming an Explorations or Perspectives Peer Leader. The ExCollege Board consists of 5 faculty members and 5 students and meets once per month. The Board tackles policy, [...]
Tweet Join the ExCollege Board! The ExCollege is beginning the search for new students to join its Board! The ExCollege Board consists of 5 Tufts faculty members as well as 5 current Tufts students. The ExCollege Board meets once a month and works toward setting policy, selecting new courses for each semester, planning campus events, [...]
Tweet Written by Nick Golden, Marcy Regalado, and Beky Stiles Every semester, a new list of Experimental College courses appears on our website. This magical listing jumps across disciplines and contains unique courses like “A History of Pir‘arrrgh’cy” (I’m sorry…I couldn’t resist…). Each hand-crafted class goes through an intensive series of steps (I would say [...]
Tweet I must be losing my mind. For the second year in a row, I sought and obtained an appointment to the ExCollege Board. I mean, everyone knows that “board meetings” always become “bored meetings.” Who could possibly want to sit through more meetings than they absolutely have to? I could. In fact, I always [...]
Tweet The ExCollege selects its courses on a different schedule from the traditional departments. The ExCollege Board will be meeting all day on Tuesday, December 13th to make course selections and will notify applicants as soon as possible thereafter. We’ll post a preliminary list of spring courses on our website during final exam period. Registration [...]
Tweet The current ExCollege board members just selected a new crop of students for next year’s board. We are pleased to welcome Zoe Munoz, Regina Smedinghoff, Dhiren Shah, and Gabrielle Thomas to the 2011-2012 Board and to welcome back Will Carpenter, who will return to the board for a second year.
Tweet Last night, the ExCollege Board finished interviewing the candidates for next year’s board. It’s a great group of students, all of whom are interested in what the board does and in expanding upon or improving on what we do. It’s always exciting hearing from students about their perceptions about the ExCollege. The positive feedback [...]