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Abstract

US faculty colours are applied inconsistently, explained confusingly, and are out of date. In arguing that the colour scheme of the Code should be revised, this paper traces the changes to the description of colour use since 1895. It highlights sources of misunderstanding, including terminology and the way in which the original ‘faculties’ were chosen. Motivations for changing colour assignments from ‘subject-specific’ to ‘degree-specific’ lead to a review of the multiple interpretations of the national scheme. Influences from outside the Code are discussed before concluding with a manifesto for change.

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