Argus’ “News to Know” High and Low-lights 2012-2013

If New York City is the city that never sleeps…Wesleyan is the university that never lies dormant. When there are things to be done, Wesleyan students can’t relax. Case in point: rallying for Need-blind, bringing awareness to on campus profiling, or working with the administration to further academic minor options. We’re proud to say that students are civically engaged, and in their own unique ways. That’s what keeps Wesleyan weird a destination for young people with a diverse set of passions.

Here’s an excerpt from an end of the year Argus article, “News to Know” on some of 2012-2013’s highlights (and lowlights). Read the full article here.

Wesleyan Introduces Three-year Graduation Option
September 2012

The University will now offer a three-year graduation option to students in the hope that it will create a more affordable alternative for students. This will accompany the University’s 3-2 engineering program to create a more diverse array of options for students.

Students Sanctioned for Protesting Board of Trustees Meeting
October 2012

Seven to nine students were issued citations for entering a Board of Trustees meeting that was closed to students. The students entered in the hopes of voicing their concerns about need-blind policy changes to the Board. The students were sanctioned under Regulations 14 and 15 of the Code of Non-Academic Conduct.”