Faculty Senate

Council on General Education - Duties

Among other duties, the Council on General Education;

  • reviews the General Education Curriculum
  • oversees and advises in ongoing assessments of that curriculum by other agencies
  • works to insure that the curriculum reflects the University's philosophy and goals of General Education.

In the fall of 2016, the Council on General Education, with the addition of six Senate-appointed members, was charged with conducting a thorough review of the General Education requirements at Western Illinois University. The report by the General Education Review Committee (GERC) was completed in summer of 2018 and approved by Faculty Senate in September 2018 and by President Thomas in October 2018. 

Meeting Minutes














Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise specified, the Council conducts 6 - 8 meetings per semester, every other Thursday at 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Meetings will be held in Stipes 501.

Fall 2021:

  • TBA

Spring 2022:

  • TBA

Chair, 2021-2022   

  • Robert Kelly, Law Enforce and Justice Administration

Members, 2021-2022:

  • Andrea Alveshere, Sociology and Anthropology 
  • Matt Gilchrist, English
  • Ryan Homer, SGA representative
  • Robert Intrieri, Psychology
  • Adam Lewis, Theatre and Dance
  • Sherry Lindquist, Art and Design
  • Tonya Little, Communication
  • Mark Mossman, Office of the Provost (ex-officio)
  • Febe Pamonag, History
  • Robert Kelly, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  • Jim Schmidt, College of Arts and Sciences (ex-officio)
  • Lia Petrocovici, Math and Philosophy
  • Wanmo Koo, Management and Marketing
  • Sifi Turkelli, Math and Philosophy
  • Michelle Yager, Advising (ex-officio)

 Annual Reports: