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General Education Program

General Education Program

General Education Council



The General Education Council (GEC) consists of three faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences, one faculty member from each of the other academic units, the General Education Program Director (ex-officio), a representative of the Academic Advising Council (non-voting), and a representative from Student Government.  Faculty must teach at least one undergraduate course per year to be eligible to serve on the Council.

Responsibilities and Duties

Members of the GEC serve as a unified university entity to (a) preserve and maintian academic integrity of general education curriculum and course offerings, (b) review and resolve curricular issues, (c) assure public accountability by the University, (d) report to the Faculty Senate, and (e) collaborate with the University Undergraduate Curriculum Team when appropriate. The Council will have primary responsibility for all curricular aspects of the General Education Program and is the unit-level review body for curricularproposals affecting general education and related university requirements. The Council will collaborate with the General Education Program Director on policy matters related to administration of the program.
General Education Council meeting agendas, summaries, and additional documents are available at the following web site:


2017-2018 General Education Council

College of Arts and Sciences
Nick Bianco
Anne-Marie Bouché (Facilitator)
Rachel Campbell
College of Education
Jackie Greene
College of Health Professions & Social Work
Silvia Guerrero
Library Services
Rachel Cooke
Lutgert College of Business
Carol Sweeney
Whitaker College of Engineering
Derek Lura
Academic Advising Council (non-voting)
Marisa Ouverson
Director of General Education (non-voting)
Eric Otto
Student Government (non-voting)