Last Thursday (31 Mar), representatives of the Student Government met with EVP Tan Tai Yong, Dean Bailyn, Director of Academic Affairs Navin Raj and VR Kate Sanger to discuss the thinking behind the Latin Honours policy and student concerns. The meeting included discussion on relative scores and grading curves, academic competitiveness, recognition for different types of excellence, employment and pay, pre-screening resumes, grad school, the announcement and communication of the policy, impact on juniors, the graduation certificate and transcript and more. Students are encouraged to read the minutes for more information, and bring any additional questions and concerns to the President’s Town Hall on Academic Affairs, happening next week (12 Apr).
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Transparency (student government meetings are open to student body participation, and minutes will be published)
Accountability (students are invited to join the Internal Affairs committee, which oversees government activity)
Effectiveness (student government shall address all feedback received, and will vigorously represent student concerns to all administrative arms)