The main report from the American Association of Colleges and Universities which defines the AAC&U's LEAP initiative (Liberal Education and America's Promise), describes the background causes, gives the definitions of the basic concepts behind this initiative and introduces the essential learning outcomes.
LERT Charge Memo
Ten-page memo of May 25, 2007, by Chancellor Wells and Provost Earns to members of the University-wide Liberal Education Reform Team detailing the Team Charge. The charge memo recommends adoption of a framework, including Guiding Principles and Learning Outcomes, similar to that put forward by the National Leadership council of LEAP in the College Learning for the New Global Century report. The charge memo also includes a summary of the Higher Learning Commission's concerns regarding our General Education program.