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                  Meeting of the Faculty Senate

                   General Education Committee

                          325 Main Hall

                          April 19, 2010

 

 

 

Meeting convened at 3:32pm, Galbraith presiding

 

Michael Current, Anne Galbraith, Tom Gendreau, Jean Hindson, Gerald Iguchi, Riley Moore, James Pierce, Tom Pribek, Bob Ragan, Don Sloan

 

Guests & Consultants: Chris Bakkum, Amelia Dittman, Kathleen Enz Finken, Troy Richter

 

M/S/P, minutes of 4/5/10, as amended below, to clarify new English  composition requirement; voice vote, J. Hindson abstained

 
 ·         Starting this fall for new students, a minimum grade of “C”        is required in ENG 110 (or 112 for those who take that) to satisfy the literacy requirement.  (This is a change from the BC grade previously required).  Further, there is no composition requirement beyond ENG 110 or 112. 
 

·         Students no longer earn credit for ENG 110 with scores of 3 and 4 on the AP English test.

 

Bryan Kopp, for WE/WIMP

-    will submit memo of Chemistry Dept. WIMP proposal (arrived 4/26)

-    all new WE instructor proposals approved, after discussion;

 names will be submitted to Nancy Jones, registration

Anderson, Melissa

 

 

 

Haried, Peter

 

 

 

Longhurst, James

 

 

 

Lybeck, Marti

 

 

 

Perroy, Ryan

 

 

 

Rosacker, Kris

 

 

 

Tippins, Steve

 

 



 

Wagner, Jeremiah

 

 

 

Review of spreadsheet breaking down SLOs by assessment level

 (from “exemplary” to “fail”) & update of assessment returns for this     

  year

-    slightly less participation than last year, and some results

awaiting the official dept. “submit-button pusher”

-    some courses’ tool denied this time (80% compared to 93% last year); various corrections to delinquent list needed for “exempt” courses and course # changes; other causes mysterious

-    GEC chair will inquire of dept. chair & “submit-button” pusher:

compliance is required

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:12pm

Notes compiled by T. Pribek