|Thank you Regent
|This presentation is
part of a larger series that started in January a year ago with a description
of the Master Plan and a presentation on graduate education.
|Now we’re going to
devote several meetings to the undergraduate experience, starting with this
one which focuses on their educational experiences. Later on we’ll
address issues such as undergraduate student life, mental health and
|Our campuses work
very hard to be innovative and to lead the nation in the quality of
undergraduate education. You’ll hear
examples of that today.
|I’m going to start
by briefly setting the context.
Council Chair John Oakley will then describe the goals of an
undergraduate education and the faculty’s role in establishing the
|We’ll then hear from
Judith Smith, UCLA’s Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of
Honors and Undergraduate Programs, who will describe some of the
nationally-emulated innovations that are examples of how this very large
campus – UCLA -- capitalizing on its size, can offer special opportunities to