The General Education Advisory Council (GEAC) asks for your response to the Report on the General Education Program presented to it by the General Education Review Committee. The GEAC is charged with considering this program review and providing recommendations for how the program may be updated in response to the review's contents. You are invited to provide response both at the Listening Sessions detailed below and via this online survey link (open until midnight, Friday, November 13th).
Monday, November 9th: 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium (SC 208)
Tuesday, November 10th: 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Student Center Auditorium (SC 208)
The original documents approved for the General Education Program included a statement assuring that after five years "Eastern Michigan University will appoint a committee . . . to evaluate the program. This committee will work in concert with the Evaluation Subcommittee [of the General Education Committee] in preparing a report for the university community." This committee is charged with reviewing the program as a whole and evaluating its goals, learning outcomes, supporting processes and benchmarking it against peer programs and nationally recognized best practices.
A review committee consisting of Faculty Senate representatives, administrative representatives, and an external consultant has been appointed to coordinate the review effort. In conducting its review, the committee has been asked to assure that:
At a minimum, this review should include assessment of and reflection on: