Contact Information
Michael P. Koch


Presiding Officer of Faculty

Chair of College Senate


State University of New York

College at Oneonta

Oneonta, NY  13820



General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC)


Committee Charge:

GEAC is to oversee and facilitate General Education assessment planning.  Persons responsible for establishing this committee are the Associate Provost for Institutional Assessment & Effectiveness, Provost, Academic Deans, and College Senate.

Committee Member Selection:

Full time teaching faculty from departments offering courses in the following attribute groups will nominate and forward one full time Teaching Faculty member from each of the following general education attribute groups to the College Senate for approval.

  1. Sciences (NL and NL2)
  2. Mathematics (M2)
  3. Social Science (S2)
  4. Humanities, Arts, and Foreign Language (AA2, AH2, FL2)
  5. History & Civilization (HA2, HW2, HO2)
  6. Basic Writing and Communication Skills (BC2, WS2, OS2)

Two additional members from each academic division will be appointed by the respective deans.

Length of Committee Service:

Members of the Committee shall have a term of three years with a two term maximum; after an intervening term, one may seek additional term(s). Terms shall be staggered to allow for appointments on a rotating basis.

2014-2015 Membership (term expire)

Nancy Bachman Biology-Sciences Attribute Group (2016)
Vacancy-Basic Writing and Communications Skills Attribute
Deborah Farro-Lynd, Mathematics, Comp. Science-Mathematics Attribute Group (2015)
Brett Heindl, Political Science-Social Science Attribute Group (2017)
Suzanne Black/English-Humanities, Arts, and foreign Language Attribute Group (2016)
Vacancy-History & Civilization Attribute Group