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General Education Foundations Committee*


*formerly the General Education Curriculum Oversight Committee


Robert Brock
Robert Brock

School of Medicine



Melissa Morris, Statler, Chair-Elect
Mary Beth Angeline, Eberly
Lesley Cottrell, Medicine
Clarissa Estep, Eberly
Zachary Freedman, Davis
Adam Halasz, Eberly
Suzanne Kitchen, B&E
Kristen Matak, Davis
Jennifer Merrifield, Potomac State
Clark Mertz, Eberly
Beth Nardella, Medicine
Kaushlendra Singh, Davis
Nathalie Singh-Corcoran, Eberly
Marion Carol Zwickel, Eberly
Michael Amato, ex officio, Student
David Hauser, ex officio, Faculty Senate Chair
Louis Slimak, ex officio, Director of Academic Excellence and Assessment
Misti Woldemikael, ex oficio, Associate Registrar for Academic Services
Robynn Shannon, ex officio, Assistant Director of Assessment and Quality Assurance, Teaching and Learning Commons

2018-2019 GEF Committee Meeting Date

May 6, 2019

Meetings are scheduled from 3:00-5:30 p.m. in Room 4004 of the Agricultural Sciences Building.

2019-2020 GEF Committee Meeting Dates

August 19, 2019
September 16, 2019
October 7, 2019
November 4, 2019
December 2, 2019
January 6, 2020
February 3, 2020
March 2, 2020
April 6, 2020
May 4, 2020

Meetings are scheduled from 3:00-5:30 p.m. in Room 4004 of the Agricultural Sciences Building.

Committee Charge

The General Education Foundations Committee (GEFCo) will:
  1. Review applications for new GEF courses and existing GEF courses.

  2. Produce resources and educational opportunities to support the GEF and institutions to develop appropriate WVU Learning Goals.
  3. Collaborate with other committees and any relevant administrative bodies on Outcomes Assessment of the GEF and other relevant assessment issues.
  4. Address in a timely fashion any other issues pertinent to the success of the GEF.
  5. Collect course-level assessment of the GEF as part of the application and review process.
  6. Evaluate periodically national trends in general education and best practices, and implement changes as needed.

Each year at the April meeting of the Faculty Senate, the committee chair will provide a report on the current state of the General Education Curriculum.

Complete a GEF Course Review