Office of the Provost

General Education Committee

Committee Charge


GEC is responsible for providing quality and oversight of all of the General Education courses offered at SUU, and it is expected to ensure compliance with state-mandated policies on General Education and alignment with SUU’s strategic and academic plans.

GEC Responsibilities*

  1. Work with faculty, staff, and students to ensure SUU offers and maintains a comprehensive, assessable, and dynamic general education program that meets the agreed upon institutional learning outcomes and goals.
  2. Develop and coordinate the GEC’s operation in cooperation with the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UUCC)
  3. Provide oversight of the General Education courses offered at SUU.
  4. Work with the Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL) to help support faculty teaching effectiveness in general education courses.

*See SUU Policy 6.8.3 for details

View General Education Mission & Learning Outcomes.

Committee Members

Name Representing Voting Member
John Allred Registrar No
Andrea Stiefvater (ESL director) School of Continuing & Professional Studies No
Savannah Stover SUUSA Representative No
Reko Hargrave Student Services No
Bonny Rayburn Associate Provost's Office No
Derek Hein Faculty Senate Rep No
James Sage Associate Provost No
John Taylor Chair, Academic Affairs Only if Tie
Todd Peterson University College Yes
Anne Diekema Library Yes
Josh Price School of Business Yes
David Lunt & John Belk College of Humanities & Social Sciences Yes
John Meisner College of Education & Human Development Yes
Johnny MacLean & Bill Heyborne College of Science & Engineering Yes
Adam Lambert College of Performing & Visual Arts Yes