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David T. Gies

Ten step program for successful students

AS CHAIR of the Faculty Senate, I am charged with speaking for what we in the faculty have come to call intellectual community, that is, the experiences students have in and out of the classroom which add up to the overall education you receive at the University. With that in mind, I have crafted the following Top 10 list of accumulated wisdom that you might consider as you begin planning your courses for next semester. Rule 10: Come at the last possible minute to get a signature.

It's cool to be smart

SEVERAL years ago, the Faculty Senate--chaired at the time by Prof. Jahan Ramazani--started an initiative that was termed, in its broadest sense, "Intellectual Community." By that we meant to focus on what is at the core of the University experience, what in our judgment makes U.Va.

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