Outcomes Assessment Committee

Purpose & Function:

The Outcomes Assessment Committee serves as the campus coordinating body for outcomes assessment activities with oversight responsibility for the outcomes assessment plan.

The committee's recommendations to the President of the University are based on concurrence of committee members, consistency with the outcomes assessment plan, and available budget for assessment activities.


Membership & Selection:

Director of Planning and Institutional Research (Chair)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Student Life
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation
Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
All Academic Deans
One full-time faculty member from each college
Two at-large faculty members
Two other representatives of the Student Life area
One representative of the University Advancement area
One representative of the Business Affairs area

Faculty members are appointed by the Deans of their respective colleges.

At-large faculty members are appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Staff representatives are appointed by the vice presidents of their respective areas.

Term:

Appointed representatives - three years with possibility of reappointment for one additional consecutive term.

At-large faculty appointments - one year term.

Meetings:

Meetings are held at least twice a year.

Reports To:

President of the University
through the Director of Planning and Institutional Research

History:

11/05/02 - Revision approved by the President of the University.
07/08/05 - Title changed from Assistant to the President for Planning and Research to Chief Planning and Research Officer.
08/31/05 - Titles changed to Associate Vice President for Enollment Management and Dean of School of Continuing Education.
09/29/05 - Associate Director of Institutional Research added to the membership.
08/10/06 - The President of the University changed the membership to include the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment in place of the Chief Planning Officer.
06/30/07 - Membership reduced by one, the Dean of the School of Continuing Education.
03/01/08 - Title changed from Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs to Vice President for Enrollment Management.
05/23/12 - Title changed from Director of Institutional Research and Assessment to Director of Planning and Institutional Research.
07/01/12 - Membership revision approved by the President of the University to add the positions of Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Assessment and Faculty At-Large to the membership.
07/01/13 - Title changed from Director of Assessment to Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation.
09/27/13 - Membership revision approved by the President of the University to add an additional faculty at-large position.
10/23/13 - Membership revision approved by the President of the University to add the position of Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.