|VOTING MEMBERS 21/22||SEAT (Representing)|
|Tumay Tunur||CEHHS 21-23 (Kinesiology)|
|Joely Proudfit||CHABSS-BSS 21-23 (American Indian Studies)|
|Mary Stewart||CHABSS-HA 21-23 (Literature and Writing Studies)|
|VACANT||CSTEM 21-23 (discipline other than Mathematics)|
|Torie Quinonez||Library 20-22|
|Marshall Whittlesey||CSTEM 20-22 (Mathematics)|
|Ibrahim Al-Marashi||CHABSS-HA 20-22 (History)|
|Karen S. Glover||CHABSS-BSS 20-22, GEC Chair 21/22 (Sociology)|
|Asher Lev Santos||CEHHS 20-22 (Public Health)|
|Janette Larson (CHABSS)||Lecturer Faculty 21/22|
|EX OFFICIO ATTENDEES (non-voting)||SERVING AS/REPRESENTING:|
|Regina Eisenbach||Dean of Academic Programs|
|Dawn Formo||Dean of Undergraduate Studies|
|Geoffrey Gilmore||Associate Vice President, Student Academic Support Services (VP Student Affairs' Designee)|
|Tyler Vaughan-Gomez||Articulation Officer (Alternate: Darwin Canseco, Associate Registrar) AVP EMS' Designee|
|Melissa Simnitt||Assessment Specialist, Academic Programs|
|Cesar Parra||Student Representative|
|OTHER ATTENDEES (NON-VOTING)||TITLE|
|Darwin Canseco||Associate Registrar|
|Domenica Pearl||Associate Director, Academic Advising|
|Criselda Yee||Curriculum Specialist, Academic Programs|
|Gayle Feallock||Catalog and Curriculum Assistant, Academic Programs|
|Christopher Long / Lynn Marie Rantanen||e-Advising Team Members|
|Brooke Judkins||Interim Dean of Extended Learning|
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 and Equity Requirement, and the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement - Baccalaureate Level (GWARBL). 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
Link to Work Group SharePoint Folders
Two GEC Members:
Seven Faculty At-large Representatives:
Gloria Pindi, Associate Professor, Communication, CHABSS - Chair
Xochitl Archey, Assistant Professor, School of Education, CEHHS
Richard Armenta, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, CEHHS
Christopher Bickel, Associate Professor, Sociology, CHABSS
Mtafiti Imara, Professor of Music, CHABSS
Xiaoye She, Assistant Professor, Political Science, CHABSS
Suzi Van Steenbergen, Ed.D., Lecturer, School of Education, CEHHS
Administrative support provided by Gayle Feallock, Catalog and Curriculum Assistant, Academic Affairs.
WORK GROUP CHARGE:
To meet the DE graduation requirement, the DE work group will be responsible for review of DE proposals to ensure they meet the following criteria established by the GEC 2018-2019 DE Work Group
• Course design must substantially address 3 or more identities, with focus on intersectionality, across the semester.
• Course design must address concerns of knowledge, disposition, and skill as described in the DE Requirement Policy and in the DE Evaluative Tool.
• In addition, the DE workgroup will advise and make recommendations about proposals and process to GEC.
• The DE workgroup will submit regular reports to GEC outlining their work and make agendas and minutes available to GEC.
WORK GROUP MEMBERSHIP:
The DE work group will consist of GEC and non-GEC members and advise GEC on DE proposals and process. Special consideration will be given to interested faculty members who have demonstrated expertise in the areas of diversity, cultural proficiency and educational equity. The membership of the DE work group shall consist of five members: two current GEC members and three faculty not currently serving on GEC. The DE work group shall elect its chair from among its membership. GEC will ask NEAC for a special call for applications to seat the non-GEC members of the DE work group. GEC will select GEC members for the DE workgroup based on interest and demonstrated expertise.