University Senate Committee on General Education

The bylaws of the Committee on General Education were approved in March 2005 by University Senate.  The Committee's objective states:

To ensure that the general education curriculum is consistent with the mission of Western Connecticut State University, the State of Connecticut’s general education requirements, and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accreditation standards.

Committee Membership 2012-2013:

  • Robin Flanagan, Psychology, Chair (A&S)
  • Lourdes Cruz, CUCAS Representative
  • Ed Hagan, Writing (FYE Coordinator)
  • Maryann Rossi (Academic Dean)
  • Leah Stambler, Education (PS)
  • Chuck Rocca, Mathematics (A&S)
  • Xiaomei Gong, Library
  • Fernando Jimenez, (VPA)
  • Donald Gagnon, English (At-Large)
  • Ancell Representative TBD
  • Student Representative TBD

Meetings:

2012-2013: TBD.

Agendas, meeting minutes and other pertinent information will be posted in this space.

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
May 2012    
April 3, 2012   posted June 7, 2012
March 6, 2012   posted June 7, 2012
February 14, 2012   posted June 7, 2012
December 09, 2011   posted June 7, 2012
November 2011    
October 21, 2011   posted June 7, 2012
September 2011    
May 2011    
April 11, 2011   posted June 7, 2012
March 14, 2011   posted June 7, 2012
February 14, 2011   posted June 7, 2012
December 8, 2010   posted June 7, 2012
November 10, 2010   posted June 7, 2012
October 2010    
September 15, 2010   posted June 7, 2012
April 9, 2010 posted April 12, 2010 posted June 7, 2012
March 12, 2010 posted April 12, 2010 posted April 12, 2010
February 5, 2010 posted April 12, 2010 posted April 12, 2010
December 11, 2009 CANCELLED  
November 13, 2009 posted April 12, 2010 posted April 12, 2010
October 9, 2009 posted Oct. 9, 2009 posted April 12, 2010
September 11, 2009 posted Sept. 28, 2009 posted April 12, 2010
May 1, 2009 posted Apr. 30, 2009 posted Sept. 28, 2009
April 3, 2009 CANCELLED  
March 13, 2009 (2nd Friday) posted Apr. 30, 2009 posted Sept. 28, 2009
February 6, 2009 posted Feb. 6, 2009 posted Apr. 30, 2009
FOR OLDER MINUTES, VISIT THE ARCHIVE PAGE

Actions Taken:

  • The First Year Experience Program was implemented Fall 2007.
  • The new course approval form for all new courses proposed to be in the general education curriculum was approved by the Senate at the December 2005 meeting.
  • The committee developed the elements of the FYE program on the general education wiki.  All are welcome to visit and make comments.
  • The committee is preparing learning outcomes and objectives for the general education curriculum.

Discussion Documents: Please visit the ERes site for current discussion documents.

Foundation Documents:

Comments: Please feel free to send any comments or suggestions to any member of the committee.
 

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