general education

Visioning committee report due April 1

PULLMAN – A fresh look at general education is the focus of the General Education Visioning Committee, appointed by Warwick Bayly, acting provost, to provide a vision and strategy by April 1.   The committee was formed in response to a goal in the April 2008 Academic Affairs Program Prioritization to “review the philosophy and […]

Vancouver takes time to evaluate gen ed

Photo: WSU Vancouver is in its second year of enrolling and educating freshmen. (Photo courtesy of WSU Vancouver).   After only one year of offering general education courses at WSU Vancouver, administrators and faculty members want more time to gather data and evaluate feedback before applying for permanent course approval. “We really didn’t have time […]

WSU Vancouver nailing down core curriculum

VANCOUVER – Last month, faculty at WSU Vancouver convened for a General Education Summer Institute to discuss the core courses and selection of course materials for undergraduate studies in fall of 2006. The campus theme of the general education program at Washington State University Vancouver is “Global Change in a Local Context.” Life, culture, politics, economics, demographics, […]