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General Education Committee members

At its meeting of November 21, 1996 the University Academic Planning Council (UAPC) assigned the overall academic administration of the campus-wide General Education Requirements to the College of Letters and Science to act as trustee on behalf of all schools and colleges. The College of Letters and Science formed a General Education Committee to serve as an advisory body for this purpose. Dr. Elaine M. Klein (, L&S Associate Dean of Academic Planning, chairs this committee and coordinates General Education efforts for the campus.
The University General Education Committee has articulated the following operating procedures that facilitate its work on behalf of the University, in accordance with the authority delegated to it by the University Academic Planning Council.

2023-2024 Members of the UW-Madison General Education Committee:

Chair: Dr. Elaine M. Klein, Associate Dean, L&S Administration

Term Members:

Dean Krouk, German, Nordic, Slavic, Year 1 of 3

Sara McKinnon, Communication Arts, Year 3 of 3

Dan Quint, Economics, Year 1 of 3

Tracy Schroepfer, School of Social Work, Year 3 of 3

Amy Schultz, Digital Studies Certificate Program, Year 3 of 3

Peter Timbie, Physics, Year 1 of 3

Student Members:

Charith Reddy Pareddy

Gina Atkins

Ex Officio:

Sarah Barber, Assistant Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

Kimbrin Cornelius, L&S Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning Administration

Karen Evans-Romaine, GNS - Slavic (Communication Liaison)

Emily Hall, Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum

Kelley Harris, Cross-College Advising Service

Clare Huhn, Academic Planning and Institutional Research

Mari Magler, McBurney Disability Resource Center

Shirin Malekpour, L&S Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning Administration

Carren Martin, Center for the First-Year Experience

Nathan Phelps, First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)

Alex Stark, Teaching & Learning Programs, GLS

Sara Stephenson, L&S Administration

Sarah Thal, History (Ad Hoc Fall 2023 Communication Liaison)

Mary K. Thompson, Provost's Office, Academic Assessment Manager

Benedek Valko, Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning Liaison)

Jim Wollack, Director, Testing and Evaluation Services

John Zumbrunnen, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

Assistant to the committee:

Cathy Yu, Teaching & Learning Administrative Assistant (L&S)

2023-2024 Members of the Ethnic Studies Subcommittee:

Chair: Jerome Camal, Anthropology, Term 1, Year 2 of 3


Sandra Adell, African American Studies, Year 1 of 3

Theresa Delgadillo, English and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies, Year 3 of 3

Alberta Gloria, Counseling Psychology, Year 1 of 3

Ex Officio:

Elaine Klein (Associate Dean, L&S Administration)

Nathan Phelps (Assistant Dean, Director, First Year Interest Groups)

Tori Richardson (Assistant Dean, L&S Academic Affairs)

Student Members:

Lindsey Kourafas

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