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Council on Undergraduate Education

Committee Contacts:

Chair: Dr. Jim Knopp, Professor, Biochemistry, 919.515.5828

Administration: Dr. Barbara Kirby, Associate Vice Provost APS, 919.513.4363

Coordinator: Catherine Freeman,, 919.515.9769

Support: Gina Neugebauer,, 919.515.5627

Meeting Schedule:

CUE meets from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Fridays as scheduled. For meeting dates, location and agendas, click on the Agendas link (also located under links on right).

Member and Prospective Member Information:

CUE Members should have a familiarity with undergraduate education and/or participation with the College Courses and Curricula Committee.


  • Member Resources: Click on this link for detail regarding:
    • Committee information
    • Member responsibilities
    • CUE discussion history
    • Links to Outcomes and Assessment information
    • GEP Evaluation Rubric
    • Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA)

  • GEP Course Review Schedule - Click here for a list of GEP courses up for review

  • GEP Short Forms and Instructions - Use these forms for submitting a course to be placed on a GEP course list or for GEP course review.

  • GEP Special Topics Shells - Click here for instructions for using a special topics shell for a GEP offering as a special topic.

Committee Charge

  1. In consultation with the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services and the Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, advise the Provost in matters relating to undergraduate education and the General Education Program.

  2. Assist in the development, revision, and evaluation of University regulations with regard to general education and the General Education Program for all undergraduate curricula.

  3. Review courses for inclusion on the University's list of courses which can be used to satisfy General Education Program requirements.

  4. Develop and conduct periodic reviews of the General Education course lists.

  5. CUE in conjunction with the Office of Assessment in the Office of Academic Programs and Services will develop recommendations for implementation of assessment procedures for general education courses and categories.

  6. Advise the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services on procedures for evaluating the effectiveness of general education and the General Education Program and related policies as they are implemented and for initiating proposals for policy revisions.

  7. Consult with the Faculty Senate's Academic Policy Committee for consideration of policies, procedures or other matters pertaining to the academic mission of the University.