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General Education Committee

The General Education Committee:

  • Improves the quality and relevance of the College’s general education curriculum
  • Considers new courses for inclusion as general education and approved transfer elective courses
  • Performs periodic reviews of these courses to ensure they are continuing to satisfy required core competencies and transfer suitability
  • Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs & Chief Academic Officer

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2019 – 2020

  • Utilize instructional data to make recommendations regarding general education course usage.
  • Recommend pathway strategies to improve student progression at 12 credit hours and 24 credit hours.
  • Follow-up on recommendations made by the GEC in 2018-2019 regarding Social Science courses.
  • Chair: David Kiracofe, Critical Thinking
  • Sandra Bryant, Professional Readiness
  • Debra Duffy, Scientific Literacy
  • Jennifer Ferguson, Director of General Education Assessment & Transfer Partnerships
  • Heather Fitzgerald, Recorder, Librarians
  • Greg Frank, Dean
  • Rhonda Goudy, Counselors
  • Elizabeth Harris, Adjuncts
  • Don Mendonsa, Quantitative Literacy
  • Lara Tedrow, Civic Engagement
  • Douglas Thiele, Written Communication

Meetings for the 2019-2020 academic year will take place on the second Friday of the month from 1pm – 2:30pm.

Unless otherwise necessary to make quorum, meetings will be held at the Chesapeake Campus, New Academic Building, Room 4318.

Upcoming dates for 2019-2020 are as follows:

  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December 13
  • January 24
  • February 14
  • March 20
  • April 10
  • May 8

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End Of Year Reports

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David Kiracofe