Your 9AMs will now be earlier. By 10, minutes, yes. But ask me if I get to Pi before my 9AM in time to now make it to an 8:50.
Members of the Education Policy Committee (EPC) sent an all-campus email about the class time shift earlier today. The time shift would shift all morning classes 10 minutes earlier, and all afternoon and evening class times 10 minutes later. This would create a “common time” between 12:10 and 1:20 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and between 11:40 and 1:20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays that will make it easier for faculty to schedule meetings and other things that faculty people do.
The time shift will be part of a pilot program for the next 2 academic years. The email mentions that the class time shift accommodates a time change in the University faculty meeting. The email is included after the break.
So, some initial concerns: