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, appointed by the Dean of the Faculty
  • Associate vice provost 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 2023-24

Neil Albert, associate provost for institutional analysis; university registrar

Doug Johnson, dean of academic and curricular affairs  
Ellen Holm, dean of the college representative  
Heidi Eakin, university librarians representative  
Chris Henke, university studies DD  
Javier Padilla Rios 2025 (H)
Eric Muller 2026 (NS)
*Yang Song 2025 (SS)
Maura Tumulty 2024 (US)



*Y. Song - replaced by Peter Scull (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.