General Education Subcommittee

The General Education Subcommittee formulates and reviews policy with respect to general education. The subcommittee shall consist of three faculty members and one student appointed from the Educational Policies Committee. Their terms will correspond to their Educational Policies Committee terms.

Additional members may be appointed to the subcommittee for two-year terms by the Educational Policies Committee to lend academic expertise to the areas of emphasis in the general education program of the University.

Recommendations developed by the General Education Subcommittee will be submitted to the Educational Policies Committee. The subcommittee shall elect a chair annually. (Policy 402.12.6(6))

2021-2022 Membership

Name Position/Department
Lee Rickords Chair, College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences
Michelle Smith Secretary
Christopher Scheer Caine College of the Arts
Scott Findley Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Shelley Lindauer Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services
Thomas Fronk College of Engineering
Harrison Kleiner College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Karen Beard S. J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources
Greg Podgorski College of Science
Matt Sanders Connections
Paul Barr Provost's Office 
Robert Mueller Statewide Campuses
Dory Rosenberg University Libraries
Steve Nelson USU Eastern
Lucas Stevens USUSA President
TBD American Institutions Chair
David Wall Creative Arts Chair
Charlie Huenemann Humanities Chair
Ryan Dupont Life & Physical Sciences Chair
David Brown Quantitative Literacy/Intensive Chair
Ryan Bosworth Social Sciences Chair
Toni Gibbons Ex Officio, Registrar's Office
John Mortensen Ex Officio, Academic and Instructional Services
Mykel Beorchia Ex Officio, University Advising
Kristine Miller Ex Officio, University Honors Program
Beth Buyserie Communications Literacy/Intensive Chair



The General Education Subcommittee meets the third Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. in September and October) in Old Main, Champ Hall Conference Room 136 if not socially distancing, and online if socially distancing.

Please note:  Addition/deletion of a General Education or University Studies designation may be made once a year with the publication of the new catalog and must be approved by the February EPC meeting.

Meeting Dates
  • September 21, 2021
  • October 19, 2021 
  • November 16, 2021
  • December 14, 2021
  • January 18, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • May 17, 2022
Agenda Items Due
  • September 5, 2021
  • October 10, 2021
  • November 7, 2021
  • December 6, 2021
  • January 10, 2022
  • February 7, 2022
  • March 7, 2022
  • April 11, 2022
  • May 9, 2022