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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:   SBSB 3219
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)
Richard Armenta CEHHS 19-21
Oliver Berghof CHABSS-HA 19-21
Jane C. Kim CSM 19-21 (Biology)
Torie Quinonez Library 18-20
Marshall Whittlesey CSM-Mathematics 18-20
Asher Lev Santos CEHHS 18-20 (Public Health)
TBD GEC Committee Chair
Regina Eisenbach Dean of Academic Programs
Dawn Formo Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Domenica Pearl Dir., Undergraduate Advising (VP Student Affairs' Designee)
Patti Garnet Articulation Officer, EMS (AVP EMS' Designee)
Melissa Simnitt Assessment Specialist, Academic Programs
TBA Student Representative
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 Language Other Than English Requirement, the Computer Competency 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.

GEC Diversity & Equity Work Group

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ALL TERMS- SPRING 19 SEAT (Representing)
Fredi Avalos Chair, Member GEC, CHABSS
Rodney Beaulieu Member GEC, CEHHS
Torie Quinonez Member GEC,  Library
Regina Eisenbach Ad hoc member, GEC
Scott Greenwood Faculty At-large, CHABSS
Xochitl Archey Faculty At-large, CEHHS
Tumay Tunur Faculty At-large, CEHHS
Arun Sethuraman CSM
Rebeca Perren CoBA 
Gayle Feallock Non-voting member; Catalog and Curriculum Assistant; Work Group Support
GEC Diversity & Equity Work Group Goals:  The GEC Diversity & Equity Work Group is charged with three primary goals:

1.  Create application forms for the new D&E Courses (working with staff on Curriculog as needed).
2.  Create guidelines and processes for evaluating new D&E Courses.
3.  Work to provide resources about diversity and equity for faculty who apply for a D&E Course, as well as faculty 
      who serve on GEC and who will be evaluating those applications.