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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Meets 1st Friday of each month, at 9:00 AM, in President's Conference Room- 226, Tigert Hall & via Zoom . (No meetings during summer semester)

In order for a request to appear on the agenda, requests must be submitted and approved up to the General Education Committee by the Wednesday following the previous month's meeting (i.e. approved by the home Department and College and pending at the GEC by deadline).

Fall 2022

Spring 2023


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