General Education Assessment Committee

Reporting Line

The General Education Assessment Committee reports to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

Composition of Membership

Eighteen members, including the following:

  • Committee on Committees selects nine members from the College of Arts & Sciences, with members representing diverse academic interests among departments.
  • Deans select one member from each of the other colleges and schools: Computer Science and Engineering; Business; Libraries; Nursing; Robbins College; Education; Honors College; Music; and Social Work.
  • Ex officio members include the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and a representative from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

Committee Charge Responsibilities

The General Education Assessment Committee has the primary responsibility over the following two broad goals: (1) To define the college-level competencies expected of all Baylor graduates; and (2) To assess the extent to which graduates have attained the competencies.

More specific tasks of this committee include the following:

  • Examination of assessment results annually;
  • Direction of additional analyses of the results, if needed;
  • Dissemination of results to the appropriate constituents;
  • Recommendations of any needed action based on the results;
  • Continuation of regular assessment of the college-level competencies;
  • Preparation of a regular report summarizing the assessment process.


Committee Members, 2019-2020

Alexander, Michael Music Education
Alexander, Sara Arts and Sciences (Anthropology)
Beaty, Michael Arts and Sciences (Philosophy)
Benesh, Greg Arts and Sciences (Physics)
Clinton, David, Chair Arts and Sciences (Political Science)
Cox, Ben Office of Institutional Effectiveness
DiLuzio, Meghan Arts and Sciences (Classics)
Eckert, Jon Educational Leadership
Garner, Brian Mecanical Engineering
Hardin, Karol Arts and Sciences (MLC)
Helm, Jonathan Registrar
Hudson, Heather
Robbins College (HHPR)
James, Amy Libraries
Jones, Ken Arts and Sciences (History)
Killingsworth, Erin Nursing
Meyer, Chris Business (Management)
Nielsen, Melinda Honors College/Great Texts
Null, Wes Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Pooler, David Social Work
Ryden, David Arts and Sciences (Mathematics)
Tubbs, Jack Arts and Sciences (Statistics)