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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 (2021)
Dr. Michael Supancic, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice (2021)

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

EDUCATION
Dr. Roxane Allsup, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2021)
Dr. Michelle Hamilton, Professor, Health and Human Performance (2020)

FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
Dr. Marian Houser, Professor, Communication Studies (2021)
Mr. Bill Peeler, Professor, Theatre and Dance (2019)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Mr. David Falleur, Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science (2021)
Dr. Tiankai Wang, Associate Professor, Health Information Management (2021)

HONORS
Dr. Peter Tschirhart, Senior Lecturer, Honors College (2020)

LIBERAL ARTS
Dr. Toni Watt, Professor, Sociology (2020)
Dr. Nancy Wilson, Associate Professor, English (2020)

SCIENCE
Dr. Harold Stern, Professor, Engineering (2019)
Dr. Alex White, Professor, Mathematics (2021)

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Ms. Lisa Chrans, Senior Lecturer, University College (2021)

CHAIR REPRESENTATIVES
Dr. Beth Erhart, Chair and Professor, Anthropology (2021)
Dr. Craig Hanks, Chair and Professor, Philosophy (2020)

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

Student Members: 
Ms. Abbey Cliffel, Representative, Student Government
Mr. Cody DeSalvo, Representative, Student Government

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.