Serve as a guiding force for quality program assessment at the institution by:
- providing instruction on program assessment and using assessment software,
- identifying faculty development needs relating to assessment,
- reviewing program assessment plans and reports to provide feedback and assistance to faculty, and
- providing direction in maintaining and advancing the assessment culture of the institution.
The Assessment Steering Committee is comprised of representatives who oversee assessment in Institutional Effectiveness, Teaching and Learning Innovation, the Division of Student Life, and the Volunteer Core. These units are charged by the Provost to provide guidance, oversight, and management of the assessment of academic programs and general education.
- Heather Hartman, Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and SACSCOC Liaison
- Michael McFall, Director of Academic Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness
- Ashley Browning, Compliance System Specialist, Institutional Effectiveness
- Ashley Charsha, Assistant Director of Academic Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness
- Elizabeth Pemberton, Assistant Director of Academic Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness
- Virginia Stormer, Associate Director for Curriculum Development & Design, Teaching & Learning Innovation
- Melissa Brown, Director of Assessment and Strategic Initiatives for the Division of Student Life
- Barb Murphy, Faculty Chair of Volunteer Core Assessment Committee
- Cora Ripley, Academic Program Specialist, Institutional Effectiveness
The Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness will serve as the Chair. During SACSCOC reporting times, an interim chair may be appointed until the report is finalized.
Frequency of Meetings
The Assessment Steering Committee meets biweekly.
The composition, operation and function of this Committee will be reviewed on a regular basis.