The General Education Council (GEC) is responsible for assessing and developing a new liberal education program for the campus-wide community to consider. Ideally, a new Core Program at Shippensburg University will take effect before our next re-accreditation cycle. Documents that informed the development process are linked below.
Open Faculty Forum, Fall 2015
Download the all-in-one report (2 MB) or, if you prefer, each piece:
New Middle States standards for accreditation (2014)
GEC Approved Reform Process
General Education History and Timeline, abridged
GECC Assessment Subcommittee Report 2010
Middle States Commission Report, 2009-05-29
PASSHE Academic Degrees New Directed GenEd Policy 2012-02-20
PASSHE Academic Degrees Policy 1990-10-18-A
PASSHE Academic Passport Policy 1999-01-14
PASSHE Assessment Policy 1997-01-16
PASSHE GenEd Policy 1993-01-21
SU Academic Master Plan 2013-09-13
Early reform ideas, 2013
GEC PC New Core Program FAQ
GEC PC New Core Program Framework
GECC GenEd Faculty Survey and Comments Summary 2008
New MSCHE standards for accreditation that become effective during the 2017-18 academic year or later.
GenEd grant application forms (doc or pdf).
Upcoming meeting dates
Thu. Apr. 21, 2016