Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Assessment

Academic Assessment is the systematic and ongoing method of gathering, analyzing and using information from measured outcomes to improve student learning.

Academic assessment identifies the student learning outcomes, measures whether the department is achieving the student learning outcomes, and provides steps for improvement based on the results of data. The purpose of academic assessment is to improve the quality of educational programs by improving student learning.

Please send in your 2022-23 Department/Program Assessment by Tuesday, May 31, 2023.

Committee Members for 2023-24 include:

  • Michael Saenger, Department of English (Chair)
  • Sergio Costola, Dean of the Faculty, Department of Theatre
  • Jessica Hower, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Department of History
  • Allison Miller, Department of Art History
  • John Ross, Department of Mathematics
  • Emily Sydnor, Department of Political Science
  • Kim Faris, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (Convener)

Previous year reports can be found here