General Education Governance Board

Responsibilities:

Cal Poly's general education (GE) program is the administrative responsibility of the General Education Governance Board (GEGB), GEGB should function like a department with a deep sense of interest and responsibility for overseeing and implementing the GE program. The General Education Governance Board (GEGB) is responsible for leading and developing a visionary, high quality GE program that enriches the specialized knowledge acquired in a major program with foundational and integrative understanding of its scientific, humanistic, artistic, and technological contexts.

Charges:

  • Ongoing review of curriculum proposals: catalog cycle proposals and continuous course review proposal.
  • Explore “course renewal” cycle (in tandem with ASCC). Ongoing

Duties:

  1. Review and approve GE course proposals.
  2. Place GE curriculum proposals on the Academic Senate consent agenda after consultation with the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee.
  3. Engage in appropriate assessment activities. Be proactive and responsive to the results of assessment activities.
  4. Conduct a GE academic program review on the same cycle as other programs. Findings will be presented to the college deans and the Academic Senate. The GEGB needs to be proactive and responsive to the recommendations that result from academic program review.

Meetings:

Fall Quarter 2017:

Membership:

Two faculty members from each CLA and CSM, one faculty member from each of the remaining colleges including PCS, one student, and a GEGB Chair. All are voting members, with the exception of the GEGB Chair, who has a tie breaking vote only). Ex Officio, non-voting members include one representative from the Office of the Registrar and one representative from Academic Programs and Planning.

2017-2018 Membership
Name Department College/Unit Office Phone Email (@calpoly.edu) Exp. Term
Bailey, Helen Evaluations Admin 66313 hbailey Ex Officio (Ofc of Reg)
Bussert, Kaila Library PCS 65937 kbusser 2019
Fogle, Emily Chem&BC CSM 67540 efogle 2019
Giberti, Bruno AcadProg Admin 62254 bgiberti EO (VP/AcadPrg&Plng)
Helmbrecht, Brenda (CH) English CLA 62178 bhelmbre 2018
Jasbinsek, John Physics CSM 6201 jjasbins 2020
Keen, Aaron CompSci CENG 62926 akeen 2019
MacDougall, Neal Agribus CAFES 65034 nmacdoug 2019
Machamer, Josh Thea&Dnc CLA 65560 jmachame 2018
Navarro, Jose EthnicStds CLA 62411 jnavar17 2020
Warner, Haley Student ASI 61281 hrwarner Ex Officio
VACANT   CAED     2020
VACANT   OCOB     2020

Committee Procedures:

GE Governing Board Procedures - Approved 02.07.12 (pdf)

Documents:

Reports:

Click here for 2017 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2017 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2016 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2016 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2016 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2015 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2015 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2015 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2014 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2013-2014 Year-end Report (pdf)

Click here for 2014 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2013 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2012-2013 Year-End Report (pdf)

Click here for 2013 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2012 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2011-2012 Year-end Report (pdf)

Click here for 2012 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2011 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Resolutions:

AS-787-14 Resolution on Sustainability - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt on August 18, 2014

AS-742-12 Resolution on General Education C5 Elective - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and approval on February 28, 2012

AS-740-12 Resolution on Changes to the Academic Senate General Education (GE) Governing Board Policy - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and approval on February 28, 2012

AS-713-10 Resolution on the Establishment of an Academic Senate General Education Governance Board - President Baker acknowledged receipt and approval on June 18, 2010

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