April 30, 2008 Minutes
Present: Bob Anderson, Ed Conjura, Orlando Hernandez, Paula Maas, Teresa Nakra, Dave Reimer, John Ruscio, Sharon Sherman, Ursula Wolz
Ed Conjura recorded the minutes.
- The meeting was called to order by Ed Conjura at 3:15 p.m.
- The entire meeting was spent brainstorming about what can be done during fall 2008 and spring 2009 to raise consciousness at TCNJ about the importance of QR and the role it should play in the overall education of our students (and faculty).
Items and Possible Activities Discussed:
-Push to have those responsible think more about the role of QR in academic concentrations
-PR Activities involving external speakers, giveaways, workshops, luncheons
Fall 2008 Forum (October) Topic/Theme = Voting
Spring 2008 Forum (????) Topic/Theme = ?? [possible themes
(e.g. pricing of asset classes:
energies, currencies, metals, etc.)
The Mathematics of Politics
(e.g. apportionment, polls, etc.) ]
Follow-up activities: Respondents to speaker
Related job possibilities
Connection of theme to QR
-Continued/Long-Term QR Activities
Broaden current list of QR courses
(suggest courses/topics: Personal Finance, Fair Division, Voting, Games)
Connects to QR
(not just a QR course, but possible role QR could play in any course)