General Education Course Certification Committee

CONTACT INFORMATION

For the person completing this report.

Greg Fant

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD

Board Website (if applicable)

http://gened.nmsu.edu/

Official Name of the Board

General Education Course Certification Committee

Effective date of establishment

08/2000

Authorized by

Administrative Rules and Procedures (ARP)

Board Reports To (if applicable)

Executive Vice President and Provost

Scope of Impact

System

Type of Board

Standing

Purpose

The General Education Course Certification Committee is recognized as a standing university board within the definition of Policy 1.05.90.
Its primary charge is to review the courses submitted for inclusion in the General Education curriculum in light of the applicable state or university criteria, and to provide its recommendations to the EVP/Provost. The committee also develops or reviews proposed procedural guidelines for the General Education course certification process, for consideration by the EVP/Provost.

Authority

GECCC serves as an advisory body to Executive Vice President & Provost.

MEMBERSHIP

What is the process for selecting a chair?

Executive Vice President & Provost appoints a representative of EVPP as the chair

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Name

Greg Fant

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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Name

David Smith

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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

Combination

Position appointment description

Executive Vice President & Provost appoints the chair and committee composition shall be comprised of one faculty member and one alternate faculty member from each academic college and the library, to be selected by the appropriate dean; two community college faculty members and one alternate community college faculty member, to be selected by majority vote of the community college chief academic officers; and one member and one alternate member from the Faculty Senate. A representative from the Registrar’s office and from the Outcomes Assessment office shall also serve on the committee in an ex-officio capacity.

Is membership representative?

Yes

Please describe how the membership is representative.

Each college has representation as well as three members from the community college campuses.

What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost as well as College Deans

What are the terms of appointment?

Members are nominated by the deans and appointed by the provost. Members serve three-year staggered terms and may be reappointed once. Community College members are elected by the Community College Academic Vice Presidents.

Are terms staggered?

Yes

Are members subject to reappointment?

Yes

Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Members serve three-year staggered terms and may be reappointed once.

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Deans are notified prior to term date to nominate a representative.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
John Hartley ACES Representative Voting Member
John Campbell ACES Alternate Voting Member
David Loconto Arts and Sciences Representative Voting Member
Louiza Fouli A&S Alternate Voting Member
Terry Adler Business Representative Voting Member
Rich Fortin Business Alternate Voting Member
Blanca Araujo Education Representative Voting Member
Lynn Bagwell Education Alternate Voting Member
John Mullen Engineering Representative Voting Member
Ram Prasad Engineering Alternate Voting Member
Satya Rao HSS Representative Voting Member
Lori Saiki HSS Alternate Voting Member
Alisa Gonzalez Library Representative Voting Member
Susan Beck Library Alternate Voting Member
Michelle Guzman-Armijo Community College Representative Voting Member
Joyce Hill Community College Representative Voting Member
Pam Titus Comunity College Alternate Voting Member
Becky Corran Faculty Senate Voting Member
Steve Stochaj Faculty Senate Alternate Voting Member
Kori Plank Catalog Editor Non-voting Member
David Smith Assessment Liaison Non-voting Member
MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, assigned to Gloria Podruchny

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

none

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?

Yes

List of Meeting Dates

January 17, 2018
February 27, 2018

Major Accomplishments

The board has been preparing for the new General Education requirements. Several proposals for new General Education courses were reviewed and returned for correction.


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