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General Education Committee


Susan Graham, MS, MT(ASCP), SH
Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science
Associate Dean, College of Health Professions


Margaret Bourke: [email protected]
Administration, Academic Affairs


  • Megan Altman, College of Health Professions, Arts and Sciences
  • Christina Ciereck, Professional Communication Course
  • Lynn Cleary, MD, Vice President for University Academic Affairs
  • Lauren Germain, PhD, Director of Evaluation, Assessment and Research
  • Susan Graham, MS, MT(ASCP), SH, Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science; Associate Dean, College of Health Professions
  • Joan O’Brien, MSEd, Associate Professor and Chair, Radiation Therapy; Senior Associate Dean, College of Health Professions
  • Jennifer Martin-Tse, Registrar
  • Josephine Przepiora, College of Health Professions, Arts and Sciences
  • Roberta Rolland, PhD, RN, FNP, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
  • Carol Sames, PhD, Biostatics and Research Methods Courses
  • Pamela Youngs-Maher, Director, Distance and Online Learning

Charge - Updated March 26, 2018

  1. Monitor General Education Requirements from SUNY and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  2. Identify steps needed to maintain compliance with those requirements at Upstate
  3. Systematically review all General Education courses for their effectiveness teaching and assessing student learning based on stated student learning outcomes. All courses should be reviewed within a two year cycle.
  4. Make recommendations to improve the courses and communicate these recommendations to course directors, Curriculum and Outcome Committee Chairs, and college deans.

General Assessment Education Plan

Meeting Minutes

The General Education Committee meets semi-annually. The past two years of meeting minutes are posted below:

Minutes 3-17-16
Minutes 5-24-16
Minutes 4-10-17
Minutes 5-26-17
Minutes 2-2-18
Minutes 8-29-18