General Education

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

Committee Members

Name Representing Voting Member
Johnny MacLean Chair, Academic Affairs Only if Tie
John Allred Registrar No
Vanessa Kirkby SUUSA Representative No
Madalyn Swanson Academic Advising No
Daniel Eves Faculty Senate Rep No
Cynthia Kimball Davis Graduate & Online School No
James Sage Provost's Office No
Katya Konkle Provost's Office No
Lindsay Fullerton School of Integrative & Engaged Learning Yes
Anne Diekema Library Yes
Paul Schneider School of Business Yes
Michael Ostrowsky & John Belk College of Humanities & Social Sciences Yes
John Meisner College of Education & Human Development Yes
Emma Schafer & Jon Karpel College of Science & Engineering Yes
Krystal McCoy College of Performing & Visual Arts Yes

Committee Meetings 2017-18

2017-18 Agendas Minutes
September 18, 2017 Agenda Minutes
October 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes
November 13, 2017 Agenda Minutes
December 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 22, 2018 Agenda Minutes
February 26, 2018 Agenda Minutes
March 26, 2018 Agenda Minutes
April 23, 2018 Agenda Minutes
May 14, 2018 (tentative)    

Archived Minutes