Faculty Resources

The documents on this page are designed to help faculty meet the General Education program goals as they design and teach their courses. If there are other types of resources that you would like to see featured on this page, please let us know at gened@american.edu.

Read the Proposal


Did you know? The Library maintains an online archive of syllabi that members of the AU Community can review. We encourage faculty and departments to upload syllabi of General Education courses to the Library Syllabus Deposit.

Attend a Town Hall

Faculty & Staff

• Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1:00-2:30 p.m. in Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in SIS Founders Room

Monday, Jan. 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in Butler Board Room


• Wednesday, Jan. 13, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in Mary Graydon Center 4

• Friday, Jan. 22, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

Past Meetings

Join the Discussion

Coming Spring 2016

Share Your Views

Current Program

Refresh your memory about the existing requirements.

Quick Facts

The Task Force

In May 2015, Vice Provost Lyn Stallings brought together a group of faculty and administrators from across the University to develop a vision for a new intellectual core.

Task Force Members


We invite you to review some of the literature that informed the Task Force's initial proposal.

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