let's talk about general education

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:

Related Documents

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

Latest Updates 


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