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Independent Inquiry Flag Committee

The School of Undergraduate Studies Independent Inquiry Flag Committee, a subcommittee of the Undergraduate Studies Advisory Committee (UGSAC), is charged with the following:

  • Interpreting the Faculty Council language on the Independent Inquiry flag and proposing policies for the implementation of the flag requirements
  • Working with the School of Undergraduate Studies to approve and monitor courses carrying the Independent Inquiry flag
  • Making recommendations to UGSAC and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies about assessment methods for courses carrying the Independent Inquiry flag
  • Making recommendations to UGSAC and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies about instructor development and support for faculty and graduate students teaching courses carrying the Independent Inquiry flag
  • Serving as liaisons with their colleges and schools

For the 2013-14 academic year, the committee composition is as follows: