April 27, 2012

First Ivy League ASL/Deaf Studies Minor Approved

From http://thedp.com/index.php/article/2012/04/university_approves_american_sign_languagedeaf_studies_minor

University approves ASL/Deaf Studies minor
Faculty and students alike are pleased with the minor’s approval
By Ella Duangkaew
April 24, 2012

Penn has signed off on the first American Sign Language/Deaf Studies minor in the Ivy League.

The minor was granted final approval by the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences in their meeting yesterday, following its approval by the College Curriculum Committee in March.

The vote for approval was unanimous, according to Gillian Sankoff, undergraduate chair in the Department of Linguistics, which is where the minor will be housed.

Read the full article at http://thedp.com/index.php/article/2012/04/university_approves_american_sign_languagedeaf_studies_minor

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