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New Student Book Experience
Process

New Student Book Experience nomination iconTimeline

  • August
    • Book discussion held
    • Nominations open for next fall's book
    • Student-faculty selection committee assembled
    • Nominations accepted via e-mail, verbal requests, paper nomination form, and online form
  • September
    • New Book Selection Committee meets
      • Review criteria and goals of Book Discussion
      • Confirm meeting schedule
    • Nominations accepted via e-mail, verbal requests, paper nomination form, and online form
  • October
    • Nominations close October 31
    • Committee reviews nominations
  • November
    • Committee selects the top 10 to 15 books from among the nominations
  • December
    • Top nominations discussed individually
    • Top three choices ranked; final selection is made in consultation with Dean Diane Lee and the President's Office
Nomination Data For the Book

 

Fall 2004

Fall 2005

Fall 2006

Fall 2007

Fall 2008

Fall 2009

Fall 2010

Fall 2011 Fall 2012

Total Nominations

92

131

107

139

148

132

108

91 93

Unique Nominators

83

109

84

124

114

119

99

81 70

Unique Titles

80

105

89

117

137

119

100

80 82

Faculty Nominations

30

35

40

43

36

35

27

8 16

Staff and Administrator Nominations

19

22

12

17

22

13

8

11 33

Student Nominations

36

64

53

80

88

84

73

72 39

Anonymous Nominations

19

15

14

6

23

2

17

11 5