Undergraduate Studies Committee
Minutes of Meeting 11/7/00
Present: A. Myerson (chair), P. Anderson, M. Bauer, S. Cooper, J. Kallend,
J. LoCicero, A. Megri, J, O'Leary, C. Orze, R. Price, G. Pulliam, G. Saletta,
S. Sitton, T. Tagliavia, D. Venerus, C. Wark, G. Welter.
- The minutes of the October meeting were approved.
- Brief presentations were made describing the format of ITP courses in CAE,
CS, CAE, ECE, MMAE, PS and BCPS programs. The format varies significantly from
program to program, but each believes it has developed a format that serves the
interests of its students. Further discussion on ITP was deferred until the next
- M. Bauer asked the committee's views on the new policy on courses offered by
Internet, and its impact on undergraduate education. There was extensive discussion
(Myerson, LoCicero, Bauer, Saletta, Cooper, Pulliam, Kallend). Some departments are
planning to impose their own rules on undergraduate Internet courses. The committee
members were asked to consult with their departments before further discussion at the
- The committee agreed to an additional meeting to be scheduled for the first week
of December. Kallend will notify members of the time and place.
NEXT MEETING: December 12, 2000 at 3:15p.m., 245 E1