Team # 777 -- Summer Session Task Force
Undergraduate Education

December 2007


To analyze the University Park Summer Session model. The formation of the team was prompted by declining RI summer session student enrollment over the last several years. The team will analyze data related to issues such as the increase in study abroad and internships during the summer, the length of the summer sessions, and the rate at which courses are transferred to University Park from other institutions.

Team Membership

  • Yvonne Gaudelius, Chair
  • Samuel Auker, Member
  • Richard Cyr, Member
  • Cathy Dufour, Member
  • Jackie Edmondson, Member
  • Renata Engel, Member
  • David Gildea, Member
  • Clay Hosterman, Member
  • Dave Ryan, Member
  • Karen Schultz, Member
  • Jack Selzer, Member
  • Wayne Smutz, Member
  • Mark Weaver, Member

Results Achieved to Date

  • ExpectedResults: The project hopes to achieve a data-based, clear understanding for the decline in RI summer session student enrollment and determine what, if any, adjustments need to be made to the current model.




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