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General Education Council

Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt, Assistant Vice President for Academic Services, Chair

APPLIED ARTS
Dr. Elizabeth Blunk, Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2018)
Dr. Michael Supancic, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice (2018)
Dr. Peter Dedek, Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (Alternate)
Dr. Omar Lopez, Associate Professor, Agriculture (Alternate)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Dr. Diego Vacaflores Rivero, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2019)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2020)
Dr. Janet Butler, Professor, Accounting (Alternate)
Dr. Vance Lesseig, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (Alternate)

EDUCATION
Dr. Michelle Hamilton, Professor, Health and Human Performance (2020)
Dr. Roxanne Allsup, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2019)
Dr. Kevin McCurdy, Professor, Health and Human Performance (Alternate)
Dr. Charise Pimentel, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (Alternate)

FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
Ms. Kristen Farris, Senior Lecturer, Communication Studies (2019)
Mr. Bill Peeler, Professor, Theatre and Dance (2019)
Dr. Ian Davidson, Regents' Professor, Music (Alternate) 
Mr. Seth Frei, Lecturer, Communication Studies (Alternate)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Dr. Maria Diana Gonzales, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (2018)
Dr. Christopher Russian, Professor, Respiratory Care (2018)
Ms. Megan Lynn Trad, Associate Professor, Radiation Therapy Program (Alternate)
Ms. Melissa Walston-Sanchez, Lecturer, Health Information Management (Alternate)

LIBERAL ARTS
Dr. Ted Hindson, Associate Professor, Political Science (2020)
Dr. Nancy Wilson, Associate Professor, English (2020)
Dr. Susan Day, Professor, Sociology (Alternate)
Dr. James Garber, Professor, Anthropology (Alternate)

SCIENCE
Dr. Chad Booth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2019)
Dr. Harold Stern, Professor, Engineering (2019)
Dr. Sharon Gronberg, Senior Lecturer, Mathematics (Alternate)
Dr. Don Olson, Regents' Professor, Physics (Alternate)

CHAIR REPRESENTATIVES
Dr. Beth Erhart, Chair-Associate Professor, Anthropology (2018)
Dr. Craig Hanks, Chair-Professor, Philosophy (2020)
Dr. Kenneth Grasso, Chair-Professor, Political Science (Alternate)
Dr. Dan Lochman, Chair-Professor, English (Alternate)

Ex Officio:
Ms. Jaimie Haider, Advising Representative, University College

Student Members: 
Ms. Ashley Chen, Representative (R)
Ms. Amy Lane, Representative (R)

Function:
Provides a mechanism for ongoing discussion about the content and policies for this university-wide body of instruction and how to help Texas State students achieve the intellectual skills and knowledge that will prepare them for private, public, and professional lives.  Considers major (substantive) curriculum and/or policy recommendations, e.g., changes of the structure or redefining the primary components with the essential skills, disciplinary perspectives, integrative courses, and other General Education requirements as defined in the catalog.  Also considers minor (non-substantive) recommendations, e.g., specific courses within the general areas outlined previously.  Advises the Assistant Vice President for Academic Services on all these matters.