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:

  • Review and modify committee procedures and bylaws as needed. Ongoing
  • Review of curriculum proposals: catalog cycle proposals and continuous course review proposal. Ongoing.
  • Submit revised GE PLO’s. AY 2021-2022
  • Continue GE recertification process. AY2021-2022
  • Continued consideration and discussion of GE pathways. AY 2021-2022

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 2021:TBD

Fall Quarter meetings will be via zoom. Please contact Sarah Best for zoom information

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.

2021-2022 Membership
Name Department College/Unit Office Phone Email (@calpoly.edu) Exp. Term
Bailey, Helen Evaluations Admin 66313 hbailey EO (Ofc of Reg)
Fernflores, Rachel Philos CLA 62330 rfernflo 2024
Frame, Sam Stats CSM 65802 sframe 2022
Jasbinsek, John Physics CSM 62013 jjasbins 2023
Laver, Gary (CH) Psych&CD CLA 62538 glaver 2022
Malama, Bwalya NRM&ES CAFES 62971 bmalama 2022
Morris, Andrew Provost's Ofc Admin 62761 admorris Of counsel
Nico, Phillip CompSci CENG 67124 pnico 2022
Nuttall, Brent Arch Eng CAED 67631 bnuttall 2024
Stegner, Dustin English CLA 61277 pstegner 2023
Timmerman, Marley Student ASI 61281 mmtimmer EO (ASI)
VACANT   OCOB     2023
VACANT   PCS     2022

Committee Procedures:

GE Governing Board Procedures - Approved 02.07.12 (pdf)

Documents:

Reports:

Click here for 2021 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2017 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

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-914-21 Resolution on Subject Area Guidelines for General Education Area F: Ethnic Studies - President Armstrong approved March 12, 2021

AS-913-21 Resolution to Establish Area F in the General Education 2020 Template - President Armstrong approved on March 12, 2021

AS-889-20 Resolution on Subject Area Guidelines (II) for General Education 2020 - President Armstrong supported on April 22, 2020

AS-883-19 Resolution on Updating the United States Cultural Pluralism (USCP) Criteria - President Armstrong endorsed resolution on January 16, 2020

AS-882-19 Resolution on Updating the Diversity Learning Objectives - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and support on July 3, 2019

AS-879-19 Resolution on Subject Area Guidelines (I) For General Education 2020 - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and support on July 3, 2019

AS-873-19 Resolution on Template for General Education 2020 - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and support on May 6, 2019

AS-858-18 Resolution on Course Criteria for GWR-Certified Upper-Division Courses Across the Curriculum - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and approval on December 6, 2018

AS-851-18 Resolution on Migration of Current Area D4 Classes to Area E - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and approval on July 20, 2018

AS-850-18 Resolution on Creation of Area B7 and Migration of Current Area F Classes - President Armstrong acknowledged receipt and approval on July 20, 2018

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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