The Kuali Foundation this week and launched a blog to facilitate communication among the open-source software-development group and its members (including the UW). It’s another way to keep informed about, and contribute to, the software project that will be a part of the UW for years to come.
May 6: The UW Faculty Senate released an official resolution April 23 that states: “BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate strongly endorses the University’s effort to supply a photo class list as an option to all teaching faculty.”
Two applications built upon the UW’s Student Web Services (SWS) infrastructure were highlighted in an article in University Week on April 30. This publicity will introduce the services to a wider University audience and help the tools gain more faculty users.
Beginning summer quarter 2009, class lists (both first- and tenth-day) will no longer be printed and distributed to instructors. This move will save the University time, money, and resources. Plus, an electronic alternative is available through MyUW that includes student photos.
Today, the Office of the University Registrar proudly launches its new web site. Their are a number of improvements, both visually and in terms of ease-of-use. As with any major change, there are bound to be questions.