The “Interim Report on the Progress of the Curricular Review” was the primary topic at the Faculty Council’s fifth meeting of the year. In addition to Deans William C. Kirby (history), Benedict H. Gross (mathematics), and Jeffrey Wolcowitz (economics), Professor Eric N. Jacobsen (chemistry and chemical biology), co-chair of the Working Group on General Education, and Professor Lawrence Katz (economics), co-chair of the Working Group on Concentration, were present for this discussion.
The council also continued its discussion of space planning opportunities in Cambridge and Allston.
The next faculty meeting will be on Dec. 16. The preliminary agenda deadline for the January faculty meeting is Dec. 29, at 9:30 a.m. (effectively noon on Dec. 24).
The council will next meet on Jan. 7.