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Reforming General Education As If It Matters—Because It Does

While the pace of change in higher education can be slow, general education has emerged as a space of innovation, collaboration, thoughtfulness, creativity, and inquiry. This issue explores lessons learned from the AAC&U Institute on General Education and Assessment in which campus teams refine and advance programs using the General Education Maps and Markers (GEMs) framework.

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From the Editor

Shelley Johnson Carey


Loraine Phillips, Associate Provost for Academic Effectiveness, Georgia Institute of Technology


Kristian M. Twombly, Mark Springer, James R. Heiman, Kevin W. Sharpe, and R. Jeffrey Ringer; all of St. Cloud State University

Ian C. Chow, Paula Hodgson, Sze-Wing Tang, Wing-Hung Wong, and Yang Yeung; all of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Pamela Tracy, Heather Lettner-Rust, Larissa Smith Fergeson, Sharon Emerson-Stonnell, and David Locascio; all of Longwood University

Geoffrey Buhl, Amanda Quintero, Marie Francois, Michelle Pajka Hasendonckx, and Kathleen Klompien; all of California State University−Channel Islands

Rachel L. DiCioccio, Elaine Finan, and Eric C. Kaldor; all of The University of Rhode Island

Reality Check

Paul Hanstedt, Roanoke College

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