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Resolution from NISG regarding proposed Dead Days

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The Northern Iowa Student Government Senate passed a resolution on January 19, 2011 proposing the idea of Dead Days.  Dead days could include a day of cancelled class or a review day void of assignments and papers.  Because this resolution is regarding faculty affairs, a paper copy was sent to the Chair of the Faculty Senate.  An electronic copy is being submitted here.

I would encourage the Faculty Senate to consider university-wide recommendations, although individual professor and department decisions would not be discouraged.

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The Northern Iowa Student Government Senate is asking the Faculty Senate to receive and review the resolution, discuss the feasibility of a dead week or dead days, and reply if necessary. 

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This cover letter was attached to the original resolution.  Both documents were printed on letterhead and signed.

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Mar 28, 2011