|| Begin discussions of General Education and the Liberal Arts in the context
of UNCA's revised institutional mission statement.
|| Send team to Asheville Institute on General Education to study approaches to general education reform and implementation. Meet with consultants to discuss national trends in general education models, diversity curricula, and resource implications for general education design.
|| Create website for the General Education Review Committee. Write draft versions of Mission Statement for General Education at UNCA and Statement of Goals for General Education (both a part of the SACS Self Study charge). Put draft mission statement and goals statement on website for faculty feedback. Write rough draft of GERC report for SACS Self Study.
|| Study and discuss Report of the Diversity Taskforce for its impact on future general education revision. Begin reviewing APC reports of completed reviews of general education programs. Initiate series of discussion forums with faculty and students (in both web-based and live
formats). Draft recommendations for general education reform for SACS Self Study. Write final draft of GERC report for SACS Self Study.
|| Receive, study and discuss completed APC report on their review of general education at UNCA, paying particular attention to APC recommendations. Continue web-based and live discussion forums, with
an emphasis on specific general education program requirements, in order to acquire targeted feedback.
|| Begin design of the revised general education program. As design progresses, begin study implications for required institutional change and resource allocation. Continue soliciting faculty and student feedback.
|| Send team to Asheville Institute on General Education to continue work on the general education program design in the context of institutional change and resource allocation
required for implementation.
|| Finish design of revised general education program. Prepare formal proposal for new general education program for submission to Senate and APC for study, discussion and approval.
|| APC reviews GERC proposal and makes recommendation to Senate.
||Begin to implement revised general education program.
||Full implementation of revised general education