2017-18 Committees of the University

University Assessment Panel
(Bylaws, Article 15.8)

Membership of University Assessment Panel

15.8 University Assessment Panel

15.8.1 Composition

The University Assessment Panel shall consist of the following members:

Associate Vice Provost for academic planning and development;

Two faculty members from each of the university’s academic councils, as follows:

from the Academic Planning Council, one member elected by the Council and one member appointed by the Provost to achieve balance among colleges;

from the Graduate Council, one member elected by the Council and one member appointed by the Provost to achieve balance among colleges;

from the Baccalaureate Council, one member elected by the Council and one member appointed by the Provost to achieve balance among colleges;

One faculty member from the College of Law, appointed by the Dean of the college;

One staff member from student affairs units, appointed by the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs;

Two faculty or staff members from academic support units, appointed by the Vice Provost responsible for undergraduate education and the Associate Vice Provost for academic support services;

One associate or assistant dean responsible for assessment, elected by those persons;

One graduate student appointed by the Graduate Council;

One undergraduate student appointed by the Baccalaureate Council;

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Outcome Assessment, ex officio, nonvoting;

Director of Institutional Research, nonvoting;

Terms shall be one year for appointed members and two years for elected members. 

15.8.2 Chair

The chair shall be the Associate Vice Provost for academic planning and development. 

15.8.3 Duties

The duties of the University Assessment Panel shall be:

1. To review the university mission statement, other statements of university objectives, and state-level policies as a context for assessment;

2. To provide advice on performance measures and benchmarks to be used in new state approval and review processes; to integrate assessment activities for undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs and academic support areas;

3. To work with the General Education Committee and the Committee on Initial Teacher Certification on assessment activities in the general education program and in initial teacher certification programs, respectively;

4. To promote campus-wide assessment activities to improve learning outcomes; to support departmental assessment activities in coordination with the academic program review schedule and advise departments preparing for program review;

5. To make recommendations for funding support for expanded assessment activities of departments and colleges;

6. To support departments and colleges preparing for the assessment component of discipline-specific accreditation reviews;

7. To review and update the university assessment plan; to help position the university for the North Central Association reaccreditation process and assist with preparation of the self-study.

University Assessment Panel

MEMBERSHIP
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019         
* Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness
Carolinda Douglass
Carolinda Douglass
 
Academic Planning Council (elected)
Marc Falkoff
John Siblik
John Siblik
Academic Planning Council (appointed)
Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb
Manju Daniel  
Graduate Council (elected) Nestor Osorio Nestor Osorio
Gracuate Council (appointed)
Therese Arado
Therese Arado
Baccalaureate Council (elected)
Josephine Umoren
Josephine Umoren
Baccalaureate Council (appointed)
Gerald Aase
David Gorman  
College of Law
Therese Arado
Therese Arado
Student Affairs units
Amy Franklin
Evelyn Comber
Academic Support Units
Shevawn Eaton
Shevawn Eaton  
Academic Support Units
Ed Klonoski
Ed Klonoski
Associate Dean responsible for assessment
David Ballantine
David Ballantine  
Graduate Student
Kevin Luginbill
Saurav Mukhopadhyay  
Undergraduate Student
 
EX OFFICIO
x Director of Institutional Research
Dan House
Dan House
x Director, Accreditation, Assessment and Evaluation
Ritu Subramony
Ritu Subramony
GUESTS
# Senior Research Associate, Accreditation, Assessment, and Evaluation
Tawanda Gipson
Tawanda Gipson
# Associate Director, University Office of Educator Licensure and Preparation
Carrie Zack
Carrie Zack
# Educational Program Evaluation Coordinator, Accreditation, Assessment, and Evaluation
Melissa Ray
Sarah Coley
 
# Office Manager, Accreditation, Assessment, and Evaluation
Crystal Doyle
Crystal Doyle
 

* ex officio, nonvoting, chair 
x ex officio, nonvoting
# guests, nonvoting