Meeting of the Faculty Senate
                   General Education Committee
                          325 Main Hall
                        15 November 2010


Meeting convened at 3:32pm, Galbraith presiding

Attending: Rafique Ahmed, Michael Current, Anne Galbraith, Tom Gendreau, Jean Hindson, Michele Pettit, James Pierce, Tom Pribek, David Riley
Maria Ly excused

Guests & Consultants: Chris Bakkum, Carla Burkhardt, Patrick Barlow, Amelia Dittman, Damien Parks, Troy Richter

M/S/P, approve minutes of 11/1/10, voice vote, unanimous

Student Appeal, accept transfer for Math requirement for GE; student presentation, discussion following; M/S/D, voice vote, unanimous


Chair’s report:     

  - LX-140 is updated (and on-line) to reflect last year’s changes in GE categories & SLOs

  - charge to GEAC f/FS; proposal to continue GEAC as standing committee, under GEC, with minor change in membership (suggested that the at-large GEAC member be a GEC member)

Review of Assessment Data, Category III, “Aesthetic”

- 2nd year shift shows more positive rating, contrast to                                      categories I & II (Human & Natural Worlds; Critical & Creative)

- 2nd year has large # students in III-2, none previous year:  responsible for effect (classes switching SLO)?


Meeting adjourned at 4:32pm

Notes compiled by T. Pribek