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General Education Committee (GEC)

GEC Agendas and Minutes 19/20 (Accessible to Campus Community)
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Meetings are held:  Thursdays
Time:  10:00 am to 11:30 am
Location:   KEL-3010
Fall 2019 - September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21; December 5
Spring 2020
 - January 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April  9, 16, 23, 30

VOTING MEMBERS 19/20 SEAT (Representing)
VACANT (since 09/19) CEHHS 19-21
Joonseong Lee CHABSS-BSS 19-21
Oliver Berghof CHABSS-HA 19-21
Jane C. Kim CSM 19-21 (Biology)
VACANT (since 09/19) CoBA 19-21
Torie Quinonez Library 18-20
Marshall Whittlesey CSM-Mathematics 18-20
Carmen Nava CHABSS-HA 19/20 - Committee Chair
Karen Glover CHABSS-BSS 19/20
Asher Lev Santos CEHHS 18-20 (Public Health)
EX-OFFICIO ATTENDEES (non-voting) SERVING AS/REPRESENTING:
Regina Eisenbach Dean of Academic Programs
Dawn Formo Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Alan Brian  Dir. of Planning, Assessment and Professional  Development (VP Student Affairs' Designee)
Patti Garnet Assistant Registrar, EMS (AVP EMS' Designee)
Melissa Simnitt Assessment Specialist, Academic Programs
TBA Student Representative
OTHER ATTENDEES (NON-VOTING)                                       TITLE
Domenica Pearl Associate Director, Academic Advising
Criselda Yee Curriculum Specialist, Academic Programs
Gayle Feallock Catalog and Curriculum Assistant, Academic Programs
Pam Bell / Lynn Marie Rantanen e-Advising Team Members
GEC Committee Charge:  The General Education Committee has general oversight of all issues related to the General Education program and the following specific graduation requirements: the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals Requirement, the Diversity Course Requirement, and the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement.  The committee makes appropriate recommendations regarding the operation of the General Education program and fulfillment of the graduation requirements specified above.  In compliance with State mandates, the committee shall be responsible for reviewing, approving, and evaluating all new and existing lower and upper-division courses used to meet the General Education and specified graduation requirements; make recommendations on academic and student policies impacting the General Education program and the specified graduation requirements; establish and provide for periodic internal and external reviews of General Education policies and practices in a manner comparable to those of major programs; review articulation agreements with community colleges for courses satisfying General Education and the specified graduation requirements; provide information to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding the General Education program and the specified graduation requirements; and be a resource for academic advising to ensure student fulfillment of General Education and the specified graduation requirements.  In pursuit of these duties, the committee may create ad hoc subcommittees.