The functions of the General Education Committee shall be (1) to oversee the General Education Curriculum, (2) to continuously assess the effectiveness of that curriculum, and (3) to consider innovations that might further strengthen the congruence of that curriculum with best practices in higher education and the mission and goals of the College. In its oversight role, the Committee shall communicate its concerns directly to the General Education Area Committees and to the Dean of Curriculum and Academic Services. In its assessment role, the Committee shall work in conjunction with the Assessment Planning Committee. In its development role, the Committee shall forward recommendations both to appropriate committees of the Senate and to the Provost and President.
Specific details about this group can be found in the Constitution of the Faculty: Article X, Section II
Terms for elected positions run from June 1 of the initial year to May 31 of the final year.
Core area chair term are less precisely defined, but similarly on the academic calendar.
|Cmte Chair (member of Provost's office)||Gary Towsley||Mathematics||appointed|
|Natural Sciences Core Area Chair||Charlie Freeman||Physics||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Social Science Core Area Chair||Leonie Stone||School of Business||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Fine Arts Core Area Chair||Steven Stubblefield||Theatre & Dance||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Humanities Core Area Chair||Joseph Cope||History||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Critical Writing and Reader Core Area co-Chair||Douglas Baldwin||Mathematics||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Critical Writing and Reader Core Area co-Chair||Maria Lima||English||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Numeric & Symbolic Reasoning Core Area Chair||Jef Koch||Pol Science & Intern Relations||ex officio||2014||2016|
|Other World Civilizations Core Area Chair||Carlo Felice||Philosophy||ex officio||2014||2016|
|US History Core Area Chair||Jordan Kleiman||History||ex officio||2013||2015|
|Foreign Languages Core Area Chair||Lori Bernard||Languages & Literatures||ex officio|
|Faculty, Fine Arts||VACANT||elected||2013||2015|
|Faculty, Humanities||Joseph Cope||History||elected||2013||2015|
|Faculty, Natural Sciences (& Math)||Kurt Fletcher||Physics||elected||2014||2016|
|Faculty, Professional Studies||Harry Howe||School of Business||elected||2014||2016|
|Faculty, Social Sciences||VACANT||elected||2013||2015|
|Student & Campus Life Professional Staff||VACANT||appointed|
|Student Assembly Academic Affairs Cmte member||Tushara Surapaneni||appointed|
|Student, Sophomore or Junior||VACANT||appointed|