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 2014-2015 committee is:
Lili Harvey, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of the College, Professor of Chemistry
John Pilger, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biology
Eileen Cooley, Professor of Psychology
Eleanor Morris, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Drew Homa, Academic Assessment Coordinator (non-voting)