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The Residential College Commission Subcommittee on Diversity now concludes the work it began in November, as a student-staff-faculty task force charged to look into the problems the University might be having with "diversity," particularly in The College and especially as it affects the life of students.
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First Year Experience Committee DATE: RE: Annual Summary Report () First Year Experience Committee The First Year Experience Committee did not meet during this academic year.
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