USG Core Revision

As I mentioned in our last meeting, the University System of Georgia is contemplating a revision of the core.  I encourage you to keep up-to-date on their progress by reviewing their website: You can sign up for email alerts  (they don’t come very often) and read/post comments on the various aspects of the core.  You might find the learning goals/outcomes particularly relevant to our work.

Since you are new to the system you might want to “catch up” on what happened last year, which resulted in a complete rehaul of the process.  The original USG site ( no longer exists but you can read the opposition site and blog at



About Dr. J. Metzker

I believe in the power of a liberal education to transform individuals and society. I am currently the Executive Director of the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Formerly, I led a community engagement initiative and held a full professorship in chemistry at a public liberal arts university. I am a proud product of The Evergreen State College.
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