University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island


On January 26, 2006, the Faculty Senate approved the addition of the following new section 4.69 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate recommended by the Executive Committee on December 8, 2005:

4.69 The University College and General Education Committee shall be responsible for the assessment of General Education student learning outcomes.  The UCGE Committee shall appoint a subcommittee on General Education Assessment which includes faculty members who have interest and expertise in assessment of learning outcomes and faculty who represent the General Education core areas, as well as representatives from the UCGE committee. This subcommittee shall develop a process and be responsible for assessing General Education learning outcomes on a continuing basis. The subcommittee shall report at least once each semester to the University College and General Education Committee. The UCGE Committee will forward subsequent recommendations to the Faculty Senate for approval.