hike for 2000-2001
college tuition for 2000-2001 will be $24,807. Room and board
for first-years will be $8,070, bringing the total for freshman
tuition and room and board to $32,877, a 3.86 percent increase
from 1999-2000. On a related note, outside scholarships received
by students will no longer be deducted from the recipients'
to study concentrations
Dean John Boyer, AM'69, PhD'75, wants to evaluate concentrations
and determine how the discipline-oriented education can be improved.
The College Curriculum Committee, chaired by Lorna P. Straus,
X'53, SM'60, PhD'62, professor in biological sciences and organismal
biology & anatomy, will organize student focus groups on concentrations
throughout the next year.
of C Center to open in Paris
The College, in cooperation
with the Humanities and Social Sciences Divisions, is organizing
a University of Chicago center in Paris. The purpose of the
center is to facilitate undergraduate language and civilization
programs in France, and to offer facilities and resources for
graduate students and faculty working in Europe.
summer, one-third of the computer equipment in the campus residence
halls was upgraded. Now the remaining dorm computers will be
replaced, resulting in a 50-50 ratio of Macintosh to PCs.
fraternities to go dry
response to alcohol-related incidents in fraternities nationwide,
the national chapters of Phi Delta Theta and Phi Gamma Delta
have ordered all chapters to cease serving alcohol by July.
The U of C's Phi Delts will turn off the tap, while Fiji plans
to apply for a two-year extension.