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November 17, 2010

The Core Curriculum, the College, and the University

Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Michele Moody-Adams
Dean of Columbia College and Henry L. and Lucy G. Moses Professor; Vice President for Undergraduate Education; Joseph Straus Professor of Political Philosophy and Legal Theory
Columbia University

Description

The Society met with the Dean and key members of the staff responsible for the Core Curriculum to discuss the adaptation of the Core to changes in the College and University on the occasion of a new Dean, the coming expansion of the College student body and the changes projected in the organization of undergraduate education at Columbia, including the appointment of the College Dean to oversee all undergraduate education. The conversation returned as well to the crucial questions about the nature of the Core Curriculum in a new globalized world.