Subcommittee 1 - Current General Education committee: Current Data, Practices and Expertise


Subcommittee #1 is the current standing subcommittee of the University Senate, responsible for oversight of the General Education program. Population rules are articulated in the Faculty Handbook.

Terms Expiring in April 2015

  • Peter Dusenbery, LAS ENG (nominated by Dean Etaugh) BR 375, x2465
  • Todd Kelly, CFA MUS (nominated by Dean Huberman) CON 306, x2597
  • Jason Zaborowski, LAS RLS (nominated by Provost Glassman) BR 283, x2444

Terms Expiring in April 2016 

  • Patricia Chrosniak*, EHS ETE (nominated by Dean Sattler) WES 241, x3199
  • Peter Olson**, EHS ETE (nominated by Dean Sattler) WES 232, x3693
  • Charles West, BUS ETL (nominated by Dean Radson) BAK 324, x2285
  • Dan Smith***, CFA, COM (nominated by Provost Glassman) GCC 313, x2366
  • Dawn Hall****, EHS, PT (nominated by Provost Glassman) OH 344, x3203 

Terms Expiring in April 2017

  • David Zietlow, EGT ME (nominated by Dean Akers) JOB 314, x2710
  • Tim Koeltzow, LAS PSY (nominated by Provost Glassman) BR 82, x2590
  • Dean Campbell, LAS CHM (nominated by Int. Dean Robertson), OH 211, x3029

Student Member

  • TBD (nominated by Student Senate)

Kelly McConnaughay, Chairperson
BR 226, x2383


*              from fall 2014
**              for 2013-2014 year only
***            leave of absence replacement for DH
****             on leave of absence 2014-2015



Along with the charge outlined in the University Senate Handbook, Subcommittee 1 will focus on the following tasks relating to this project:

  • Develop assessment plan in collaboration with University-wide Assessment Team and Subcommittees 3 and obtain feedback as needed
  • Obtain feedback on assessment plan from faculty and units involved in general education
  • Work with accredited programs to ensure articulation with assessments required for accreditations
  • Support the value of general education through marketing and communication goals and messages
  • Support C&R proposal development and approval process
  • Respond to draft program templates, other recommendations and documents, and requests from the Steering Committee


The function of the General Education Committee shall be:

  1. To evaluate course proposals according to the current General Education guidelines and forward recommendations to the Committee on Curriculum and Regulations;
  2. To establish policies for transfer credit of general education coursework;
  3. To facilitate ongoing assessment of general education in collaboration with the appropriate departments or divisions;
  4. To foster an environment that promotes general education as the unifying foundation of Bradley’s diverse intellectual community.