Charge to the Committee

The committee is responsible for supporting the learning assessment coordinator in overseeing the annual assessment reports of departments and programs; developing and proposing for consideration by the Academic Affairs Board (AAB) policies and procedures for appropriate uses of learning assessment data; developing and proposing for consideration by the AAB means of assessing the university-wide learning goals established in the Spring of 2010 and the residential education goals of the dean of the college; overseeing implementation of those measures going forward; and contributing to self-studies and periodic reports in connection with re-accreditation.

Membership will consist of:

  • Assessment coordinator, a faculty member appointed by the Dean of the Faculty
  • Associate vice president for the Office of Institutional Analysis
  • One associate dean of the faculty (to be appointed by the dean of the faculty)
  • One representative from the Office of the Dean of the College (to be appointed by the dean of the college)
  • The university studies division director or his/her appointee representing the CORE
  • Four faculty (one each from the divisions of the arts and humanities, natural sciences and mathematics, social sciences; and University Studies; elected by the faculty for three-year terms, which are renewable)
  • University Librarian or their appointee
  • One student representative from the Academic Affairs Board

Elected representatives serve staggered three‐year terms.

Meeting Times                               

Meets bi-weekly, Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.       


 Members 2022-23

Neil Albert, associate provost for institutional analysis; university registrar

Doug Johnson, associate dean of the faculty  
Ellen Holm, dean of the college representative  
Heidi Eakin, university librarians representative  
Padma Kaimal, university studies DD  
*Javier Padilla Rios 2025 (H)
Will Cipolli 2023 (NS)
Yang Song 2025 (SS)
Maura Tumulty 2024 (US)

Jack Hyams '25


*J. Padilla Rios - replaced by Scott Mehl (1 year)  

Assessment Committee

A primary goal of the Assessment Committee and the Learning Assessment Coordinator is to provide resources and support for department and program assessment activities. Please contact Neil Albert or a member of the Assessment Committee, or refer to the committee's Learning Assessment page to access these resources.