YCC proposes academic changes
Over winter break members of the Yale College Council worked to finalize several recommendations to the administration on academic changes.
Academic minors to be weighed again
Three years after Yale College faculty members struck down a proposal to introduce academic minors into the undergraduate curriculum, the Yale College Council plans to try again.
Alcohol report delayed
Despite months of delay, the University Council Committee on Alcohol has not finalized its advisory report on alcohol policy that was scheduled for release last spring.
Funding scarce for student organizations
This fall, the Undergraduate Organizations Committee has had to turn down more funding requests from leaders of student organizations than ever before.
YCC to push for Credit/D/Fail changes
Despite the Yale College Council’s efforts, Credit/D/Fail policy is unlikely to change in the near future. The YCC aims to get the conversion deadline from Credit/D/Fail to the standard letter grade option pushed back by two weeks, according to YCC President Danny Avraham. Though the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing has rejected that proposal »
YCC report pushes for calendar changes
The YCC's second Academic Calendar Report recommends the administration shorten winter break to restore the length of the end-of-term reading and exam periods.