General Education

General Education Committee (GEC)

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
Randy Johnson Academic Advising No
Daniel Eves Faculty Senate Rep 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
Jim Mock College of Education & Human Development Yes
Emma Schafer & Jon Karpel College of Science & Engineering Yes
Krystal McCoy College of Performing & Visual Arts Yes

Committee Meeting Minutes