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General Education Standing Committee

Membership 2016-2017:
  • Dixie Webb, Faculty Representative (Chair) 

  • Karen Meisch, Faculty Representative 

  • John Volker, Faculty Representative 

  • Dan Shea, Faculty Representative 

  • Tracy Nichols, Faculty Representative 

  • Elaine Berg, Faculty Representative 

  • Nicole Knickmeyer, Faculty Representative 

  • Cameron Sutt, Faculty Representative 

  • Kathryn Woods, Faculty Representative 

  • Ann Assad, Faculty Representative 

  • Bobette Bouton, Faculty Representative 


The committee will have the responsibility for ensuring that critical competencies (written communication, oral communication, math skills, and critical thinking skills) are evaluated as per the Tennessee Board of Regents. The committee will also address development of APSU's student learning outcomes as outlined by BRAVO (Basics, Reasoning, Awareness, Values, and Outcomes).  In addition, the committee will review and vote on all changes and additions to university core courses and will advise the Academic Council for their final decision.  An annual report will be provided to the provost regarding progress in meeting goals to instill in students the four critical competencies.

If you have questions, concerns or would like more information about the General Education Standing Committee, please contact: 

                                   Dixie Webb
                         E-Mail:  webbd@apsu.edu