Minutes of the Faculty Senate General Education Committee

                          April 7, 2008

                          325 Main Hall

 

Members Attending: Current, Fields, Galbraith (presiding, Kraemer, Loh, Pribek, Prucha, Ragan

 

Guests & Consultants: Carla Burkhardt, Billy Clow, Amelia Dittman, Deb Hoskins, Sue Knudson, Betsy Morgan, Leslie Oganowski, Jennifer Terpstra, James Wheat,  Marcie Wycoff-Horn

 

 

meeting convened 3:35pm, by Chair Galbraith

 

MSP, to approve minutes of 3/31/08; voice vote, unanimous

 

chair's report

 - GEC charge/request for AHAC sent to Senate

 - AHAC membership not-yet-determined, awaiting one college appt.

 

 

MSP, to approve HON 160 , General Art Foundations, for Gen. Ed, II, f; rep. by D. Hoskins (Hon ) & J. Terpstra (Art); voice voice, unanimous

 

MSP, to approve HED 207, Youth Health Issues, for Gen. Ed. II, g; rep. by Marcie Wycoff-Horn (HEHP) & Leslie Oganowski (HEHP); voice vote, unanimous

 

 

Discussion of Position Description, Director of University Core GE), as drafted & referred by SEC

 

 - Galbraith estimated about 10 hours/week for GE; same from Kraemer, former chair

 - matters of conversation:

    1.  % appointment

    2.  reporting line: Senate, Provost, or GEC chair

    3.  conflict between comm. chair & director

    4.  merging comm. chair & dir.: faculty as dir. or dir. as

        non-voting chair of GEC, and summer stipend for non-

        teaching activities

    5.  position title: co-ordinator, assistant dir., program

        assistant

    6.  interaction with AssComm

 - chair volunteered to revise description to incorporate suggestions from comm. & submit for email comments prior to next meeting

 

 

MSP, to approve James Wheat (Music) as Writing Emphasis Instructor; voice vote, unanimous

 

 

meeting adjourned at 5:37pm

 

Notes compiled by

T. Pribek