General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC)

Information about the General Education Assessment Committee

What is the General Education Assessment Committee?

The General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC) is chaired by an academic department chair and is comprised of faculty from departments within the General Education program as well as the Provost/VP of Academic Affairs. The Committee, as with the other two assessment committees, reports to the overarching Institutional Effectiveness Committee. It is charged with coordinating assessment for the General Education program, collecting student data from General Education courses by student learning outcome, organizing student data analysis, and writing annual reports on the state of student learning in the General Education program.


  • Timothy Paglione, Earth & Physical Sciences; Committee Chair
  • Jacob Apkarian, Behavioral Sciences
  • Donald Auriemma, Occupational Therapy
  • Laura Beaton, Biology
  • Edoardo Carta-Gerardino, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Margarita Drago, World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities
  • Jonathan Hall, English
  • Thomas Marion‎, Performing and Fine Arts
  • Panayiotis Meleties, Provost/VP Academic Affairs
  • Xiaodan Zhang, Behavioral Sciences.