Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

General Education and Core Curriculum Committee

RESPONSIBILITIES

Bylaws, Article IV, SECTION 17.  The responsibilities of the GENERAL EDUCATION & CORE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE (GECC) shall be as follows:

  1. recommend to the Faculty Senate policy and procedures concerning general education (GE) and core curriculum (CC);
  2. propose, coordinate, and document the University’s GE and CC outcomes, i.e., those the faculty expect to be achieved by all of the University’s undergraduate students, regardless of their degree program;
  3. coordinate with the Undergraduate Committee and staff agencies, as required, to identify the courses and other student experiences intended to achieve GE and CC outcomes;
  4. plan, facilitate, and report the assessment of GE and CC outcomes;
  5. recommend and monitor improvements, based on the results of GE and CC assessment;
  6. address other specific questions in this area that may be requested by the Senate Executive Committee; and
  7. report to the Librarian, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate as described in Article IV, Sections 3 and 11.

MEMBERSHIP

Bylaws, Article IV, SECTION 18.  Voting membership of the General Education & Core Curriculum Committee shall be composed of senators or senate alternates representing each college and the library, one per unit, appointed by the Senate Executive Committee and faculty members elected by and representing each college and the library, one per unit. Non-voting membership shall be composed of the Provost/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 Student Affairs (or his/her delegate) and Vice President for Enrollment Management (or his/her delegate), an advisor or advising coordinator designated by the Provost’s Office, and the SGA President or SGA Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Chair: Elected by Committee

Term: Two years, Staggered

2018-2019: 

Voting Members (Appointed by the Senate Executive Committee)    
CollegeNameMembership StatusTerm endingCampus
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGPeter RogersVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESAmanda KonkleVoting member (Senator)2020Armstrong
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Heidi AltmanVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Bill WellsVoting member (Senator)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Alisa LeckieVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Suzy Carpenter OWG2020Armstrong
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Marshall RansomVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
HENDERSON LIBRARY (HLIB)/LANE LIBRARY (LLIB)Leslie HaasVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Samuel OpokuVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSSusan Sanders HendrixVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
Voting Members (Elected)
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGClint MartinVoting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESFinbarr CurtisVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Barbara KingVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Tony Barilla (replaced Cheryl Metrejean)Voting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Marla MorrisVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Michelle CawthornChair/Voting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Suzy CarpenterOWG Member (Gen Ed)2020Armstrong
HENDERSON or Lane LIBRARYJeffrey MortimoreVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Stacy SmallwoodVoting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSDan CzechVoting member (Elected)*replaced Beth Myers2019Statesboro
Non-Voting Members
Dr. Curtis Ricker, Dean, College of Arts and HumanitiesProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate:Statesboro
Dr. Amy Ballagh, Interim Vice President for Student AffairsVice President for Enrollment Management, or his/her delegate.Statesboro
Dr. Christine LudowiseAdvisor or Advising Coordinator designated by the Provost's office:Statesboro
Dr. Teresa FlatebyAssociate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, or his/her delegate:Statesboro
SGA President or SGA Vice President of Academic Affairs or delegate:Statesboro

Last updated: 7/30/2018

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