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S/Cr/NC deadline to move to seventh week in fall 2012

  The ballots have been cast. With a 67-21 majority, the Carleton faculty voted on Nov. 7 to pass changes to the S/Cr/NC policy that might reshape the way students approach selecting and taking courses at Carleton. The new policy requires professors to sign off when a student decides to…

Editorial

This issue of The Carletonian marks the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year and the arrival of the Class of 2015. Welcome new students! Inside the following pages you will find useful background on Carleton culture and events, and survival tips that will guide you through these first few terms…

ECC to make major changes to S/Cr/NC policy and dates

“Scrunching” that Orgo class might be a little different in the coming years, thanks to some changes the Education and Curriculum Committee voted on this Wednesday. According to Patrick Burke ’14, Senate liaison to the ECC, the committee has decided to move the deadline to designate a class “pass/fail” by…

Board meets Weitz family challenge

Just months ago, the family of Wally (’70), Barbara (’70), Katie (’96), Roger (’99), and Drew (’02) Weitz and their spouses Watie White (’93), Kate, and Meredith (’02) generously pledged $15 million towards the building of the new Arts Union. This gift, however, came with a challenge. The Weitz Family…