Guidelines For Standing Committees

Instructional Assessment

Committee Name

Instructional Assessment Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Instructional Assessment Committee is to provide support for continued improvement in teaching and learning by reviewing, implementing, and monitoring plans to ensure a high level of academic integrity. This includes but is not limited to:

Committee Activities

  1. Review results of assessments to plan, recommend and initiate mechanisms to improve assessment results.
  2. Make recommendations on the content and use of faculty evaluations.
  3. Monitor and make recommendations on student evaluations.
  4. Analyze data and make recommendations on program initiatives to determine student success.
  5. Review and recommend policies and procedures concerning instructional delivery methods and academic support services
  6. Review and assess effectiveness of academic support service programs (e.g., Supplemental Instruction, SmarThinking, etc.).
  7. Monitor success and retention rates of courses with different delivery methods including online, hybrid, accelerated, cohort, etc.
  8. Review and recommend guidelines, policies and procedures regarding Distributed Learning initiatives and accelerated programs.
  9. Establish and maintain criteria for academic freedom.
  10. Review and evaluate educational programs with partners.
  11. Award Honors Awards

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs


Initial Meeting

1st Friday, 10:30 a.m.