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

Committee Members

Name Representing Voting Member
James Sage Chair, Provost's office Only if Tie
John Allred Registrar No
***** SUUSA Representative No
Madalyn Swanson Academic Advising No
***** Faculty Senate Rep No
Cynthia Kimball Davis Graduate & Online School No
Johnny MacLean & John Taylor Academic Affairs No
Leilani Nautu School of Integrative & Engaged Learning Yes
Anne Diekema Library Yes
Josh Price 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
Adam Lambert College of Performing & Visual Arts Yes

Committee Meeting 2016-17

2016-17 Agendas Minutes
Sept. 19, 2016 Agenda 9-19-16 Minutes 9-19-16 to be approved

Archived Minutes

2015-16 Minutes
2014-15 Minutes
2013-14 Minutes
2012-13 Minutes
2011-12 Minutes