Suzanne Shanahan comments on new imagining of undergraduate curriculum

SuzanneKIE associate director Suzanne Shanahan recently spoke with Duke Today on her role as leader for the new Imagining the Duke Curriculum Committee. On the need for this exploratory committee, Shanahan says:

The intellectual rationale – although sound – is not broadly understood.  Advisers, faculty, students don’t get it, and it’s hard for them to articulate the purpose behind it. Michael Hardt [literature professor on the curriculum committee] told me that if the only thing that happens in this process is that people understand how and why this works, and what we’re doing here, that would be good.