Honors Forum

HFC MINUTES  -- February 15, 1999


Michael Arnush, Phil Boshoff, Katie Cella, Fran Hoffmann, Emily Levy, Chris McGrath, Rory McVeigh, Jon Ramsey, Amelia Rauser, Anita Steigerwald.

The Meeting began at 9:00 am, Faculty/Staff Lounge.

The minutes for the previous were corrected and approved.

Michael welcomed Katie Cella to the council, our first official HonorsForum student.

1. Honors Forum applications -

142 students were eligible

38 students applied

Some of the applications did not meet Honors Forum standards, so the Council agreed to give some students a second chance to articulate their reasons for seeking membership in the Forum. The application process will continue via email 'hfc-list' in order to select the accepted applicants.

2. Curriculum Committee Update:

3. HF Member Stat:

 Katherine Hjerpe - Transferred

 Katelin Berkeley - withdrawn

 Rosalind Rolls - withdrawn

4. Other issues:

Enrollment caps


Subcommittees: -

  1) Academic: - Anita, Amelia & Katie

   Presentations for Independent Study

   Andrew Cencini and Kerim Odekon

  2) Academic Festival: - Amelia R. Chris, & Michael

  3) Admissions: Anita, Phil, Rory  & Michael

   Meeting every two weeks.

  4) Mission Statement: Jon, Michael, Emily & Fran

Cum. GPA Vs. Course GPA discussed. Council decided to retain current policy.

The Meeting adjourned at 10:00 am, next meeting Monday, March 1, Faculty/Staff Lounge.

Respectfully submitted,

Amelia Clarke, Secretary

Honors Forum