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Senate Committees - General Education Committee

Purpose of Outcomes for General Education

Significance of Outcomes for General Education

General Education Committee Members


Specific general education requirements being proposed include the following:




Demonstrated Writing Competency

Arts and Creative Expression

Social Context and Institutions

Cultural Diversity or International Perspectives

Population and Environment


Please consult the Faculty Resources > Gen Ed Committee Conference folder on First Class to make suggested edits or to comment on each of the proposed General Education requirements.


General education outcomes approved by Faculty Senate:

Western Cultural Tradition

Quantitative Literacy (replaces Mathematics)

Archival General Education Website and Background Documents

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Contact Information

Faculty Senate
Kimberly Junkins, Faculty Senate Office
205 East Annex, Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1167 | Fax: (207) 581-2640E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469