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.

2020-2021 Members of the UW-Madison General Education Committee:

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

Term Members:

Briana Burton, Bacteriology, Year 1 of 3

Giuliana Chamedes, History, Year 1 of 3

Todd Courtenay, Bacteriology, Year 3 of 3

Sara McKinnon, Communication Arts, Year 1 of 3

Kimber Wilkerson, Rehab Psych & Spec Ed, Year 3 of 3

Morris Young, English, Year 3 of 3

Student Members:

Reilly Coon

Benjamin Lillge

Ex Officio:
Mo Noonan-Bischof, Associate Vice Provost

Carren Martin, Center for the First-Year Experience

Kimbrin Cornelius, L&S 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

Regina Lowery, Provost’s Office, Assessment Coordinator

Mari Magler, McBurney Disability Resource Center

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

Nathan Phelps, First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)

Sheila Stoeckel, Library & Information Literacy Instruction Program

Benedek Valko, Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning Liaison)

Jim Wollack, Director, Testing and Evaluation Services

John Zumbrunnen, Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning

Assistant to the committee:

Miranda Weber, Assistant to the Office of the Dean (L&S)

2020-2021 Members of the Ethnic Studies Subcommittee:

Chair: Lori Kido Lopez, Communication Arts and Asian American Studies, Year 3 of 3


Michael Light, Sociology and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies, Year 1 of 3
Linn Posey-Maddox, School of Education, Education Policy Studies, Sociology, and Afro-Am Studies, Year 1 of 3

Ex Officio:

Mo Bischof, Associate Vice Provost

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:

Reilly Coon