Honors Forum

HFC MINUTES  -- March 22, 1999


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


Chris McGrath

The meeting began at 9:00am, Faculty/Staff Club.

The Minutes were read and approved by the Council.

1. Announcement:

2. Funding Policy draft to be revised by Anita and Jon.

3. Upcoming Events:

Honors students who which to do an independent study in Honors or will be overseas in the fall and wish to designate a course as Honors should speak with Michael Arnush or Jon Ramsey.

- 4/14/99 - Gallery Talk with Ellen Levy, Saisselin Bldg.

- Accepted Candidates Days - 4/16, 19 & 23.

- 4/15/99 Dinner, Theater and Discussion, 6 - 10 pm - The Surrey Inn. The evening begins with dinner and pre-theater discussion with Carolyn Anderson, Chair of Theater Department, continues with a viewing of the spring theatre production, "The Skin of our Teeth".

- 4/23/99 - Honors Art History Symposium (Amelia Rauser)

4:30 - 6:30 pm - The Surrey Inn. Students pairs will offer a comparative analysis of the difference between an object they have researched in its original context of display (i.e., an African mask as used in a performance), versus its

current display in a museum.  "The Object in Context".

- 4/28-29 - Academic Festival

Michael reported that we have 28 submissions for the Festival.

- 4/29/99 - Honors Convocation

- 5/5/99  - Picnic and tour at the Saratoga Battlefield

- 5/17/99 - Honors Forum Summer Workshop - The Surrey Inn.

Discussion on visible recognition for Honors Forum students who are graduating seniors.

Other issues for Fall '99

- restructuring of the Honors Forum Council

- second opportunity for students to re-apply to the forum

The Meeting adjourned at 10:00am, next meeting April 5, 1999.

Respectfully Submitted,

Amelia Clarke