Academic Assessment Committee

The Academic Assessment Committee is responsible for coordinating, facilitating and maintaining academic assessment practices in all academic departments, programs and centers in order to assure sound, evidence-based decision making, improve student learning, and strengthen departments/programs/centers. The committee provides assessment guidance, evaluates and assures compliance with yearly assessment reports and plans, coordinates department/program reviews with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, coordinates general education assessment in partnership with the Curriculum Committee and, when appropriate, presents recommendations for how the college can improve student learning to the Strategic Planning Coordinating Committee.

The committee is chaired by the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of the College and includes the current chair of the Curriculum Committee, four faculty members appointed on a rotating basis, and the Academic Assessment Coordinator.

 

The 2013-2014 committee is:

 

Kerry Pannell, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of the College
Hal Thorsrud, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Curriculum Committee
John Pilger, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biology
Rosemary Cunningham, Hal and Julia T. Smith Chair of Free Enterprise
Eleanor Morris, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Drew Homa, Academic Assessment Coordinator (non-voting)