The SGA President at this University has presented his ideas to the general education ad hoc committee. He seems to think that it needs to be broadened to give students more options. That is the opposite of most of the drafts from the committee itself. They seem to agree on the fact that the system should be reduced slightly to keep students moving through their education and out into the real world.
The Thursday before Connecticut got hit with an unusual October snowstorm, a different storm was already brewing in room 231 in Copernicus during a campus-wide meeting for the Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee for General Education. The whole point of this meeting was to discuss the initial ideas for the revision of general education.
The Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee for General Education has four plans that would reform general education from its current state. The "goal program" is the most radical of the four and would take away the first-year experience for freshmen and English 110.
The Faculty Senate’s Ad Hoc General Education Committee announced Thursday that they are running a blog allowing members of the campus community to give their opinion about general education and what it should consist of in the case of a redesign.
In the midst of a possible general education reform, the Central Connecticut State University Faculty Senate General Education Ad Hoc Committee is now looking at the curriculum of other universities to get an idea of which systems work most efficiently.
A public hearing was held Wednesday in Founders Hall by the Faculty Senate General Education Ad Hoc Committee to field comments and suggestions from students and teachers on a possible redesign of the program.