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The Core Curriculum

The Core Preceptors

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The rank of preceptor is proposed as a way to alleviate the financial pressures of maintaining many small courses in the Core. Faced with initial skepticism that preceptors could teach in the Core, Dean Barzun made their enlisting optional for departments. In the end, the first semester with preceptors found them teaching in the Core. They taught for two years.