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 Data Update by Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

Committee Members for 2021-22 include:

  • Michael Saenger, Department of English (Chair)
  • Alisa Gaunder, Dean of Faculty, Department of Political Science
  • Allison Miller, Department of Art History
  • Ben Pierce, Department of Biology
  • Kendall Richards, Associate Dean of Faculty, Department of Mathematics
  • Emily Sydnor, Department of Political Science
  • Natasha Williams, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Previous year reports can be found here