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General Education Board

General Education Board

Purpose:

To recommend to the Faculty Senate on matters of general education program development, policies and standards.

Duties/Procedures:

  1. Convened by the chair not fewer than five (5) times each academic semester and otherwise as needed.
  2. Oversees all general education courses. Recommends to the Faculty Senate on all course modifications proposed by the electing units’ Curriculum and Academic Program Committees, the Administration or other sources.
  3. Curriculum and course modifications will be submitted through departmental committees, if they exist, to the electing unit’s Curriculum and Academic Program Committee, the appropriate Dean, the Curriculum and Academic Programs Board, the General Education Board, and be forwarded by this Board, with recommendations to the Faculty Senate. This includes all proposals, regardless of their origin, to modify existing language and/or to add new language pertaining to general education in the University Catalog. Upon approval by Faculty Senate per the Voting Procedures in Section 1.1.2.5 (Article V, Section 8 of the Faculty Senate Constitution), the Board Chair is responsible for communicating the required Catalog changes to the office responsible for publication of the University Catalog. The Board Chair is further responsible for verifying that the necessary changes have been made in the subsequent edition of the University Catalog.
  4. Makes provisions for university-wide compliance of General Education courses with existing General Education standards through:
    1. Recommendations to the Faculty Senate concerning course additions to and deletions from the General Education Program. Upon approval by Faculty Senate per the Voting Procedures in Section 1.1.2.5 (Article V, Section 8 of the Faculty Senate Constitution), the Board Chair is responsible for communicating the required Catalog changes to the office responsible for publication of the University Catalog. The Board Chair is further responsible for verifying that the necessary changes have been made in the subsequent edition of the University Catalog.
    2. Reviews and evaluates existing standards for the General Education Program.
  5. Proposes updates and improvements for General Education Standards to the Faculty Senate as appropriate.
  6. Assesses student achievement of General Education Standards.
  7. Submits an annual summary report on the state of the General Education Program and Courses to the Faculty Senate.
  8. Performs other duties upon the request of the Executive Committee.
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