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2012 Heads and Chairs Meeting

18th Biennial AMS/AGU Joint Heads and Chairs Meeting
October 18 -19, 2012 Boulder, CO

Theme: “Sustaining and Transforming Academic Programs in a Changing Environment”

The 18th Biennial AMS/AGU Heads and Chairs Meeting will take place 18–19 October, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado, at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Center Green Campus immediately following the Annual UCAR Members’ Meeting.

Planned topics for discussion include the trend toward transdisciplinary programs in universities, maintaining and documenting academic standards including a report on the AGI study of program classification, discussion
of Student Learning Outcomes in Atmospheric Science programs, and on-line degree programs. A follow-up discussion from the previous Heads and Chairs Meeting on the health of university programs in the aftermath of the Great Recession is being considered as well as a session entitled “Climate Sciences: a return to relative obscurity?”.

Please forward additional suggestions and ideas to the planning committee through the committee chair, Tony Hansen, St. Cloud State University (e-mail: (7/12)


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