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

General Education Mission & Learning Outcomes
General Education Resources & Assessment

Committee Members

Name Representing Voting Member
James Sage Chair, Provost's office Only if Tie
John Allred Registrar No
Savannah Stover SUUSA Representative No
Madalyn Swanson Academic Advising No
Derek Hein Faculty Senate Rep No
Cynthia Campbell Davis School of Graduate & Continuing Studies No
John Taylor Academic Affairs No
Leilani Nautu 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

Committee Meetings

2015-16               Agendas           Minutes   
Sept. 21, 2015 Agenda 9-21-15 Minutes 9-21-15
Oct. 12, 2015 Agenda 10-12-15 Minutes 10-12-15
Nov. 2, 2015 Agenda 11-2-15 Minutes 11-2-15
Nov. 30, 2015 Agenda 11-30-15 Minutes 11-30-15
Feb. 16, 2016 Agenda 2-16-16 Minutes 2-16-16
Feb. 29, 2016 Agenda 2-29-16 Minutes 2-29-16
Mar. 21, 2016 Agenda 3-21-16 Minutes 3-21-16
Apr. 18, 2016 Agenda 4-18-16 Minutes 4-18-16
May 2, 2016 Agenda 5-2-16 Minutes 5-2-16 to be approved

Archived Minutes

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