General Education Committee  

GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE (GEC)
(Bylaws, Article 14.63)

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 for undergraduate education and the coordinator for assessment services 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)

MEMBERSHIP
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
UCC Faculty   Elizabeth Wilkens Elizabeth Wilkens    
UCC Faculty   David Rusin David Rusin      
Business  Elisa Fredericks Elisa Fredericks Elisa Fredericks  
Education Don Richgels Diann Musial   Diann Musial Diann Musial
Engineering & Eng. Technology Kurt Rosentrater Andrew Otieno Andrew Otieno  
Health and Human Sciences Josephine Umoren *Josephine Umoren     
Liberal Arts & Sciences  **Kendall Thu   Fred Markowitz Fred Markowitz Fred Markowitz
Liberal Arts & Sciences *Paul Stoddard Paul Stoddard Paul Stoddard  
Liberal Arts & Sciences James Hudson James Hudson     
Visual & Performing Arts John Fairfield John Fairfield     
+ Vice Provost  Earl Seaver  Earl Seaver    
+ Coordinator for Assessment Services  Craig Barnard Craig Barnard      
Students (3)  Jill Johnson - HHS
Pricilla Hammond - ED

Jared Johnson - BUS
Patrick Stuckey - EET     
                * Chair
                + Ex officio, nonvoting
                **Assistant Chair