The purpose of the University General Education Committee [GEC] is to monitor the University General Education requirements including the approval or disapproval of all proposed curricular modifications affecting these requirements and to coordinate and maintain relationship with other bodies that oversee the curriculum including the University Curriculum Coordinating Committee [UCCC], the General Education Assessment Committee [GEAC], and the Chair of each individual College Curriculum Committee. Curriculum modifications to be considered by the committee include proposed changes to the general education requirements as listed in the University catalogue as well as any changes that may potentially impact these requirements.
The GEC meets every fourth Tuesday of the month for the months of August, Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr. Any other meetings are called as needed.
Meeting agenda are emailed to committee members approximately one week in advance of the meeting.
The GEC is a university-wide committee that is composed of voting members who are tenured/tenure-track faculty and ex-officio members representing specific administrative and faculty positions that have responsibilities for the general education curriculum (see bylaws for exact composition). The GEC's voting members are chosen by an election, and voting members serve a three-year term (see bylaws for election procedures).
A. By 3-Year Term
Fall 2013 – Spring 2016
Shaila Christofferson (CAS – Humanities)
Liz Osika (COE)
**vacant (CAS – Math/Nat. Sci. (Math))
Tiffany Davis (CAS – Social Sciences)
Fall 2014 – Spring 2017
Christine Ohale (CAS – Humanities (English))
Sarah Buck (COE)
Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
Amber Wise (CAS – Math/Nat. Sci.)
Arthur Redman (CAS – Social Sciences)
Monique Germain (CHSc)
Evelyne Delgado-Norris (Foreign Languages)
Joni Jackson (COB)
** Seat open for SPRING 2016 Nominations and Elections
B. By Area of Representation
Officers for 2015-2016 (Elected at Meeting on September 3, 2015)
Chair: Shaila Christofferson
Vice-Chair: Art Redman
Secretary: Amber Wise