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Changes to gen. eds debated

By Rhea Riley | January 30, 2014

The General Education Visioning Task Force hosted a symposium to discuss general education reform, allowing student and faculty opinions to be heard.In early 2013 the task force began examining curriculum reform so students can take courses that will...

General education classes may see requirement changes

By Rachel Scaman | October 2, 2013

The General Education Visioning Task Force is looking to change “outdated” general education requirements as soon as next fall.The task force plans to make recommendations to overhaul general education requirements so they focus on skill-based classes....

NIU’s General Education program to undergo changes

By Kia Clair | February 10, 2013

Provost Raymond Alden created the General Education Visioning Task Force (GEVT), which will team up with the General Education Committee to make revisions to the NIU General Education program. The task force is composed of faculty, administration and...

Provost appoints committee

By Jessi Haish | January 29, 2013

The General Education Visioning Task Force has been established by Provost Raymond Alden to begin revising NIU’s General Education Program. Faculty, staff and students will re-evaluate the general education goals and outcomes and work in close consultation...

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