General Education Committee

The General Education Committee, a standing committee of the Baccalaureate Council, oversees the General Education Program. The committee includes the following voting members: faculty members from undergraduate degree-granting colleges and three undergraduate students.

As part of its responsibilities, the committee reviews and revises program goals. It also reviews and selects courses consistent with general education goals for inclusion in the program.

For more information on the composition and duties of the committee, read article 15.6.2 of the NIU bylaws.


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Voting Members

  • Kishen Iyengar, College of Business
  • Brenda Aranda, College of Education
  • Ziteng Wang, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Bette Montgomery, College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Leslie Matuszewich, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, social sciences
  • Vacant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, natural sciences
  • Kristen Huffine, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, humanities
  • Mary Quinlan, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ex-officio/Nonvoting Members

  • Omar Ghrayeb, vice provost for undergraduate studies
  • Ed Klonoski, associate vice provost for undergraduate academic affairs
  • Ritu Subramoney, director, accreditation, assessment and evaluation
  • Vacant, advisor representative

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