This proposal has been approved by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees.
It may not be circumvented, eroded, or ignored by Wikimedia Foundation officers or staff nor local policies of any Wikimedia project.
|This resolution authorizing the creation of Wikiversity was approved by vote (4 supports, 1 missing) on 30 July 2006.|
It is resolved that the board confirms the recommandation of the SPC as below, with regards to the creation of Wikiversity.
The SPC recommend the creation of a beta Wikiversity project, to be hosted at the domain wikiversity.org, as per its scope, starting in August. The project will be dedicated to collecting free multilingual educational resources, and to supporting communities using those resources to teach and learn together. The beta stage of the project will run for six months, during which guidelines for further potential uses of the site, including collaborative research, will be developed on the beta wiki. These guidelines will be reviewed by the SPC at the end of the beta period.
New languages can contribute content to beta.wikiversity.org; those with at least 10 active participants can request a separate domain for their language.
SPC : 7 support and 1 abstain
Submitted July 29th. Vote expected before august 4th. After that date, the resolution will be passed by simple majority of given votes (to take into account the resolution was already approved by the committee).
Michael - For --MDavis 22:35, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
Angela - For. Angela 01:39, 29 July 2006 (UTC)
Jimmy - For --Jimbo Wales 01:07, 29 July 2006 (UTC)
Anthere - For Anthere 00:02, 29 July 2006 (UTC)