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Latest comment: 16 years ago by JWSchmidt

I object to the use of the term "faculty" at Wikiversity. Many English-speaking people will naturally assume that if there is a "Faculty" then there must be individual faculty members who are certified and appointed by an educational institution. Many people use a definition for "faculty" that is like this one: "The group of people who teach the courses at a college or university. The faculty consists of lecturers, instructors, assistant professors, associate professors, and professors." Wikiversity does not have appointed faculty members, so it is misleading to say that we have "Faculties". There is nothing wrong with calling Wikiversity portals, "portals" as is done at Wikipedia. --JWSchmidt 15:00, 14 December 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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