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General Education Foundations Committee*


*formerly the General Education Curriculum Oversight Committee


Robert Brock
Robert Brock

School of Medicine



Mary Beth Angeline, Eberly
Lesley Cottrell, Medicine
Zachary Freedman, Davis
Adam Halasz, Eberly
Suzanne Kitchen, B&E
Kristen Matak, Davis
Jennifer Merrifield, Potomac State
Clark Mertz, Eberly
Melissa Morris, Statler
Beth Nardella, Medicine
Kaushlendra Singh, Davis
Nathalie Singh-Corcoran, Eberly
Marion Carol Zwickel, Eberly
Michael Amato, ex officio, Student
David Hauser, ex officio, Eberly
Louis Slimak, ex officio, Director of Academic Excellence and Assessment

2018-2019 GEF Committee Meeting Dates

August 20, 2018
September 17, 2018
October 15, 2018
November 5, 2018
December 3, 2018
January 7, 2019
February 4, 2019
March 18, 2019
April 15, 2019
May 6, 2019

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.