General Education Committee

Appointment:  The President or the President’s designee shall appoint 12 voting members from the majority of baccalaureate degree-granting colleges within the University. The Senate shall elect 12 voting members from the faculty at large. Student Government shall select two non-voting members.

Chair:  The non-voting chair shall be appointed by the President or the President’s designee. A co-chair who shall have the right to vote shall be elected by and from the Committee’s Senate representatives.


This committee establishes a philosophy of what constitutes the general education component for baccalaureate degrees offered by the University. It reviews, in accordance with established criteria, all courses proposed to fulfill General Education and University Writing and Math requirements. It makes recommendations to the Curriculum Committee regarding the continued effectiveness of the general education program.

Term:  3 years; N/A Liaisons

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