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General Education Foundations Committee*


*formerly the General Education Curriculum Oversight Committee


Nathalie Singh-Corcoran

Eberly College



Robert Brock, Medicine, Chair-elect
Lesley Cottrell, Medicine
Lisa Di Bartolomeo, Eberly
Suzanne Kitchen, B&E
Kristen Matak, Davis
Jennifer Merrifield, Potomac State
Melissa Morris, Statler
Beth Nardella, Medicine
Gayle Neldon, Education and Human Services
Laura Pyzdrowski, Eberly
Beth Royall, Librarians
Kaushlendra Singh, Davis
Li Wang, B&E
David Hauser, ex officio, Eberly
Paul Kreider, ex officio, Associate Provost
Louis Slimak, ex officio, Director of Academic Excellence and Assessment

2017-2018 GEF Committee Meeting Dates

August 21, 2017
September 18, 2017
October 23, 2017
November 6, 2017
December 4, 2017
January 29, 2018
February 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 16, 2018
May 7, 2018

Meetings will be held in 802 Allen Hall beginning at 3:00 p.m.

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.