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 institutional planning and research
  • 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
  • Three faculty (one each from the divisions of the arts and humanities, natural sciences and mathematics, and social sciences; elected by the faculty for three-year terms, which are renewable)
  • One student representative from the Academic Affairs Board

Elected representatives serve staggered three‐year terms.

Meeting Times                               

Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m         


 Members 2021-22

Neil Albert, Director of Institutional Planning, Assessment & Research (Chair)

Doug Johnson, Associate Dean of the Faculty  
Ellen Holm, Dean of the College representative  
Peter Tagtmeyer, University Librarians representative  
Padma Kaimal, University Studies DD  
Brenton Sullivan 2022 (H)
Will Cipolli 2023 (NS)
*Susan Woolley 2022 (SS)
*Maura Tumulty 2024 (US)



*S. Wooley - replaced by Matt Luttig (fall)  
*M. Tumulty - replaced by TBD (fall)  

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.