Provost Hexter’s Response
The Provost responded to the DFA’s letter regarding the accommodation of students with special needs for examinations (available online at http://ucdfa.org/2013/07/dfa-board-letter-to-provost-hexter):
*From: *Ralph J Hexter
*Date: *July 13, 2013 10:41:02 AM PDT
*Subject: **responding to your email*
Dear Professor Shershow,
Thank you for your letter regarding the need to develop more robust strategies for accommodating students with special needs. I assure you that I am well aware of this problem, and, most importantly, that planning is already underway, coordinated by Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Carolyn de la Peña, to develop a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the challenges we face. Resolving the issue may involve both physical space and additional personnel, as well as a need to identify the funding sources that will support a sustainable solution.
Carolyn and I intend to address this matter as expeditiously as possible, and we look forward to additional input from the faculty as
our planning proceeds.
Provost Ralph J. Hexter
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