Fall 2010 CS Undergraduate Studies Committee Notes

Fall 2010 CS UG Studies Committee Meeting Notes Tuesday, October 05, 2010 Here is a summary of today's meeting.

1. We discussed expanding the specializations at the undergraduate level, to include more than the current 2 specializations discussed at http://www.iit.edu/csl/cs/programs/undergrad/specializations.shtml.

2. We need to make sure that outreach activities are happening to Chicago area high-schools, and community colleges o who is doing them?

3. Seek federal funding to be able to give scholarships to students

4. Seek federal funding to create specializations

5. We should try to leverage research, even for undergraduate recruitment, emphasizing how important undergraduate research is to get admitted to top graduate programs; this means working with people that advertise the CS undergrad degree to include things about undergraduate research

6. We should leverage the joint BS/MS degrees, try to emphasize more that it is possible

November 2010 - Review direct assessment collection procedures