Graphic Organization of General Education

General Education is a University-wide responsibility, for which there are three bodies providing oversight. The Provost’s Office provides support generally, but specifically to the Director of General Education for managing the program, including the program assessment of General Education Learning Outcomes (GELOs). Faculty Senate oversees and approves any changes to Area Learning Outcomes (ALOs) and GELOs. ALOs are University interpreted outcomes for the Core and breadth areas that are outlined in Regent Policy (R470). Much of the oversight work is initially performed by the standing Faculty Senate committee, General Education Improvement and Assessment Committee (GEIAC). The Gen Ed Director and GEIAC Chair along with the Executive Director of OIE and the Associate  Provost form the Gen Ed Council that ensures smooth coordination between the roles and responsibilities of the Director and the Committee. Finally, Department faculty are responsible for defining the Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) of the Gen Ed course(s) it offers and aligning them to ALOs and GELOs.

Gen Ed Council Members:

Leigh Shaw,
Director of General Education

Molly Sween,
Chair of GEIAC                   

Eric Amsel, Associate Provost
Gen Ed Director GEIAC Chair