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Faculty Meeting

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 2:30pm
M261 Smith Hall

Summaries and updates:
SLS conference summary (linguists)
Adjudication update (Galya)
Husky Experience update (Barbara, James, Valentina)
Teresa’s replacement update (Shosh, Kat)

Study abroad issues: (Shosh, Zoya)
Changing credits for RUSS 481 from 5 to 3 and the maximum from 15 to 21
Advising students to take a variety of courses, possibly adding a course to our listing
Policy for study abroad: scheduling exit exams after study abroad not too close to graduation

Discussion issues:
Reception at AATSEEL in Vancouver
Russian 501 (opening to undergrads and offeri! ng year round)
Meeting with Britta: next summer, course development funds
Summer 2015: only 1st and 2nd year Valentina and Zoya
Russian program subcommittee??
Lit 2015/16 course planning meeting

MA issues
Wording what to do when an MA student fails one exam
Scheduling of MA exams (not so close to end of the year)
MA thesis option

Ph.D. issues
5 year Ph.D?? Further discussion of the MLA report

Upcoming events:
10/10 4:00 p.m. Departmental Picnic – Ethnic Cultural Center
10/22 7:30 p.m. Lecture by Prof. James Felak about Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Poland in 1979 – Walker Ames Room

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