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GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Academic Year 2013-2014


Committee Members

Name

Representation Unit

Phone

Office

Term Expires

Larry Peterson

Provost/Assessment Director (Chair)

231-8824

Putnam 6

Ex-officio

Beth Twomey

NDSU Libraries

231-8141

Library 113

Ex-officio

Cole Davidson

Registration & Records

231-6430

Ceres 110

Ex-officio

Marion Harris

Ag., Food Systems, & Natural Resources

231-6445

Morrill

May 2016

Dale Sullivan

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

231-7144

Morrill 205

May 2017

Thomas Dowdell

Business

231-5876

Barry Hall 21

May 2014

David Wells

Engineering

231-7283

Dolve 141

May 2017

Justin Wageman

Human Development & Education

231-7439

EML 155

May 2016

Craig Schnell

Pharmacy, Nursing, & Allied Sciences

231-8838

Sudro

May 2017

Robert Gordon

Science & Mathematics

231-6731

Minard 102

May 2017

Michael Paolini

Student

231-8461

MU 128

May 2014

Mike Ewen

Student

231-8461

MU 128

May 2014

Committee Meeting Schedule

All Spring semester meetings are scheduled for Fridays at 9:00 in the Memorial Union's Peace Garden Room unless otherwise noted.

DATE

MINUTES

August 30, 2013

Minutes

September 27, 2013

Minutes

October 25, 2013

Minutes

November 15, 2013

Minutes

December 13, 2013

Minutes

January 17, 2014

Minutes

February 7, 2014

Minutes

March 14, 2014

Minutes

March 28, 2014

Minutes

May 9, 2014NEXT MEETING

Faculty Senate Bylaws: Article IV, Section 9

  1. Voting membership shall consist of one tenured faculty member from each representation unit, a representative from the Assessment Committee, and two students selected by the Student Government.

  2. Non-voting members shall consist one representative from each of the following: the NDSU Library, Registration and Records, and the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:
    1. Ensuring that existing courses and experiences meet general education requirements.

    2. Developing criteria and procedures for submitting, evaluating, and approving courses and experiences that meet general education requirements of NDSU and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

    3. Developing criteria and procedures for submitting, evaluating, and approving courses or experiences that meet the general education requirements for integration into students’ curricula.

    4. Coordinating and recommending actions to the Faculty Senate on proposals for approving general education courses.

    5. Providing periodic assessment of students’ attainment of intended student outcomes in general education.

    6. Studying, coordinating, and recommending to the Faculty Senate policies and procedures for continuing improvement in general education.

General Education Program

The purpose of general education at NDSU is to ensure that students acquire knowledge, perspectives, and skills associated with a university education. The program is designed so that graduates will be able to adapt to and anticipate changes in their profession and in society. Graduates also will be able to integrate and use the knowledge and perspectives they have gained to live productive, intellectually rewarding, and meaningful lives.

Intended Student Outcomes:
  1. Communicate effectively in a variety of contexts and formats.
  2. Locate and use information for making appropriate personal and professional decisions.
  3. Comprehend the concepts and perspectives needed to function in national and international societies.
  4. Comprehend intra personal and interpersonal dynamics.
  5. Comprehend concepts and methods of inquiry in science and technology, and their applications for society.
  6. Integrate knowledge and ideas in a coherent and meaningful manner.
  7. Comprehend the need for lifelong learning.

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 4:04:42 PM