Posted on May 26, 2000

The faculty on Wednesday voted down a proposal that
would have modified the College's pass-fail policy.

The proposal would have allowed students to take a total
of four pass/fail courses over four years, limited to one per term, rather
than the previous policy of one per year. The new policy was to be
reviewed in the fall of 2001 to consider an amendment to allow students to
take two pass/fail courses in one term.

In other business, faculty approved a transportation
studies minor. The six-course interdisciplinary program is to provide
planning, political, social, and economic insight into the development of
transportation systems and their interactions with society and the

On Friday, faculty defeated a proposal to enact a
semester calendar by a vote of 104 against and 95 in favor.

Also, Steve Leavitt was elected secretary of the