2011-12 Committees of the University

General Education Committee (GEC)
(Bylaws, Article 14.6.3)

Membership of GEC

  1. The General Education Committee shall consist of the following members:

    Two faculty representatives from the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) chosen by the faculty of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council;

    One faculty representative shall be appointed by the Curriculum Committee of each undergraduate degree-granting college except the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;

    Three faculty representatives shall be appointed by the Curriculum Committee of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including one from the humanities, one from the social sciences, and one from the other sciences.

    Three student members shall be selected by the General Education Committee from nominees submitted by the Student Advisory Committees of the undergraduate degree-granting colleges. No more than one student shall be appointed from any college. Students members shall serve one-year renewable terms beginning in the fall semester;

    The vice provost responsible for undergraduate education, the general education coordinator, and the associate vice provost for academic outcomes assessment shall serve as ex officio, nonvoting members.

    The chair shall be elected by the voting members of the General Education Committee and shall serve a one-year renewable term beginning in the fall semester.

    Faculty appointed by the Curriculum Committee shall serve three-year staggered terms, renewable, beginning in the fall semester.

  2. Duties

    The General Education Committee shall have the responsibilities to:

    1.  Monitor and evaluate the university general education program;

    2.  Recommend policies and procedures which will provide continuing evidence which can be used to evaluate both the program as a whole and individual components of that program;

    3.  Make suggestions to colleges and departments regarding improvements that can be made in the general education curricula;

    4.  Recommend additions, modifications, and deletions of courses which are a part of the general education curriculum;

    5.  Make recommendations regarding the improvement, including the redesign, of the general education program and of individual components of that program;

    6.  Perform such other duties as the UCC may prescribe. Recommendations regarding policy changes shall be forwarded, together with a written statement of the rationale for such changes, to the UCC for further action.

General Education Committee (GEC)

The GEC meets on the third Thursday of the month during the academic year, 12:30-3 p.m.

UCC Faculty 
Cason Snow
Arlene Keddie
UCC Faculty 
Katja Wiemer
Elisa Fredericks (Fall 2010)
Geoffrey Gordon (for Fredericks - Spring 2011)
Elisa Fredericks
Marc VanOverbeke 
Marc VanOverbeke
Marc VanOverbeke 
Engineering & Eng. Technology
Brianno Coller
*Brianno Coller
Brianno Coller
Health and Human Sciences
Greg Long
Josephine Umoren
Josephine Umoren
Josephine Umoren
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences
Wei Luo
Wei Luo
Wei Luo
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Other Sciences
Dhiman Chakraborty
Dhiman Chakraborty
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities
Joanna Kot
David Gorman
David Gorman
David Gorman
Visual & Performing Arts
*Edward Klonoski, Jr.
Edward Klonoski, Jr.
Edward Klonoski, Jr.
+ Vice Provost
Earl Seaver
Anne Birberick
+ General Education Coordinator
+ Associate Vice Provost for Academic Outcomes Assessment
Carolinda Douglass
Carolinda Douglass
Students (3) 
David Chiros - EDU
Paula Hastings - LAS 
Erika Muether - HHS
Stephanie Locke - EDU

*   chair
+  ex officio, nonvoting
** assistant chair