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Monthly Archive for June, 2015

Placement Tests

Dear ’19, I’ve received a number of questions regarding the placement tests and whether or not they’re mandatory. Please look over the placement test information here: https://wesfiles.wesleyan.edu/departments/Reg/NewStudentSummerTasks/Public/PlacementTestInformation.pdf This document explains the conditions under which the placement exams would be required. The placement exams are an essential part of preparing to select your courses in July, […]

Dear Class of 2019, As you have no doubt deduced, my name is Andrew Curran. I’m Dean of Arts and Humanities and the Director of Curricular Initiatives at Wesleyan. Welcome to Wesleyan ! I’m writing today to let you know about the First-Year Seminar Program (FYS), which has been designed with you in mind. Here […]

First Year Seminar Program

Welcome students of the Class of 2019! A few words about the First Year Seminar Program for 2015-16. The First Year Seminar (FYS) Program (http://www.wesleyan.edu/academics/fys/index.html) is a collection of fascinating courses covering a wide array of topics, each limited to 15 students and each designed to help you refine your academic writing. FYSes are available […]

Dear Class of 2019, I write as your class dean to welcome you to Wesleyan! You might be wondering what a class dean does. My most important function is to support your academic success at Wesleyan over the next four years. I monitor your progress towards graduation; work with faculty and staff members across the […]

Welcome to Wesleyan!

Dear class of 2019, I write to welcome you as your class dean! I look forward to meeting you when you arrive on campus and corresponding with you over the summer. You might be wondering what a class dean actually does… My most important function is to ensure your progress towards graduation. I have knowledge […]