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General Education and Core Curriculum Committee 2021-2022

Responsibilities: Bylaws, SECTION 17. The responsibilities of the GENERAL EDUCATION & CORE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE shall be as
follows:
a. recommend to the Faculty Senate policy and procedures concerning general education and core curriculum;
b. propose, coordinate, and document the University’s general education and core curriculum outcomes, i.e.,
those the faculty expect to be achieved by all of the University’s undergraduate students, regardless of their
degree program;
c. coordinate with the Undergraduate Committee and staff agencies, as required, to identify the courses and
other student experiences intended to achieve general education and core curriculum outcomes;
d. plan, facilitate, and report the assessment of general education and core curriculum outcomes;
e. recommend and monitor improvements, based on the results of general education and core curriculum
assessment;
f. address other specific questions in this area that may be requested by the Senate Executive Committee; and
g. report to the librarian, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate as described in Article IV, Sections 3
and 11.

Membership: Bylaws, SECTION 18. Voting membership of the General Education & Core Curriculum Committee shall be composed of senators or senate alternates representing each college and the libraries, one per unit, appointed by the Senate Executive Committee and faculty members elected by and representing each college and the libraries, one per unit. Non-voting membership shall be composed of the provost and vice president for academic affairs, or his/her delegate, who shall vote in the case of a tie among the voting members of the committee, the associate vice president for institutional effectiveness, or his/her delegate, the vice president for enrollment management, or his or her delegate, an advisor or advising coordinator designated by the Provost’s Office, and the Student Government Association president or Student Government Association vice president of academic affairs.

Click here to view 2020-2021 Faculty Senate GECC Committee meeting times schedule.

Voting Members (Appointed by the Senate Executive Committee)
College Name Membership Status Term ending Campus
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) Cheryl Aasheim Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CAH) Finbarr Curtis Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Barbara King Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB) Bill Wells Voting member (SEC Appointed 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Taylor Norman Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Jennifer Zettler Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Armstrong
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Voting member (SEC Appointed)
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) Samuel Opoku Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2023 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS Kari Mau Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
Voting Members (Elected)
College Name Membership Status Term ending Campus
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) Russell Thackston Voting member (Elected) 2023 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES Amanda Hedrick Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Matthew Flynn Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB) Rick McGrath Voting member (Elected) 2023 Armstrong
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Catherine Howerter Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Michelle Cawthom Voting member (Elected) 2022 Armstrong
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Dawn G. Nikki Cannon-Rech Voting member (Elected) 2023 Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) Bettye Apenteng Voting member (Elected) 2023 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS Justine Coleman Voting member (Elected) 2023 Statesboro
Non-Voting Members
Dr. Donna Brooks Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate: Statesboro
Dr. Amy Ballagh, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Vice President for Enrollment Management, or his/her delegate. Statesboro
Advisor or Advising Coordinator designated by the Provost’s office:
Dr. Delena Bell Gatch Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, or his/her delegate: Statesboro
SGA President or SGA Vice President of Academic Affairs or delegate: Statesboro

Last updated: 9/13/2021