Max Aeschbacher, University College
Todd Goddard, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Joe Jensen, College of Science and Health
Cyndi Krebs, College of Technology & Computing
Margaret Mittelman, College of Aviation and Public Services
Hong Pang, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Eugene Seeley, Committee Chair, Woodbury School of Business
Mike Shaw, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Margaret Bellon, Office of Senior Registrar
The General Education (GE) Committee is established under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs – Academic Programs. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to Academic Affairs and the Academic Affairs Council. The Committee is tasked with the following responsibilities:
The Committee is comprised of one faculty representative from the School of the Arts, School of Education, College of Aviation and Public Services, College of Technology and Computing, Woodbury School of Business, and University College; and two from the College of Science and Health and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The representatives from the College of Science and Health and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences must be from different departments within their respective Colleges. Staff members and other faculty may be invited to consult with the committee on an as-needed basis or serve on the committee as on-going advisors to provide expertise about institutional processes and policies or current projects.
Committee Member Responsibilities
Committee members are expected to:
Committee members serve a three-year appointment. The Associate Vice President – Academic Programs may nominate faculty members for service on the Committee or petition the Faculty Senate for names of faculty members willing to serve. The Faculty Senate Executive Committee shall act as the ratifying body for faculty service on the Committee. Candidates should ideally have familiarity with general education issues, knowledge of current practices, and a commitment to the philosophy of general education. The Chair of the Committee, appointed by the Associate Vice President, Academic Programs, serves for a period of five years. New chairs and committee members begin their duties at the beginning of fall semester in the year of their appointment.
Recommendations are made to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs-Academic Programs. Committee decisions and recommendations are generally made by committee consensus.
The GE Committee Chair is expected to:
The GE Committee typically meets twice per month; however, this can be adjusted as needed.