Academic Assessment Liaisons

Updates from the meetings of the academic assessment liaisons are posted below. Contact the chair of the Academic Assessment Committee if you have questions.

Program Assessment Liaison (PAL) Charges

  • Coordinates program assessment discussions with faculty, staff, students, and others as applicable.
  • Attends liaison information sessions
  • Collaborates with administrators and other faculty at the program, unit, and campus levels when
  • Ensures programs receive feedback on their assessment
  • Meet with the Chair to keep him/her apprised of university/college assessment policies, practices, and activities
  • Identify and share institutionally effective assessment

Program Assessment Liaison (PAL) Action List

  1. Provide consistency and clarity to program student learning goals and outcomes as listed in catalog and in program assessment reports
  2. Help plan and facilitate Spring Assessment Day that showcases progress, relays next steps for assessment, and addresses questions.

Assessment Liaisons

  1. Math and Computer Science – Tim Morris
  2. Social Science – Mark Singer
  3. Humanities – Art and Comm Arts – Nicole Thom-Arens
  4. Humanities – English and FL – Scott Sigel
  5. Communication Disorders – Erin Holt
  6. Teacher Education and Kinesiology – Deb Jensen
  7. Special Education – Holly Pedersen
  8. Nursing – Linda Pettersen
  9. Honors – Jessica Smestad
  10. Science – Robert Crackel
  11. Business Information Technology – Linda Cresap
  12. Business Administration – Lori Willoughby
  13. Accounting and Finance – Nicole Wald
  14. Criminal Justice – Gary Rabe
  15. Biology – Alexey Shipunov
  16. Music – Charlie Young
  17. Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work – Paul Markel

Meeting Minutes

Meeting 1 - November 8, 2018

Lisa Borden-King, Michael Brooks, and Laurie Geller met with the liaisons (Shipunov and Smestad were absent). The following handouts were distributed and discussed. The liaisons will work with the faculty in their departments/divisions to develop student learning goals (SLGs) for each program of study. Laurie will provide a common format for the submission of the SLGs which are due to Michael on Friday, November 30, 2018. A meeting with the liaisons will be scheduled for the following week (first week of December).

Meeting 2 - December 3 or 4, 2018

Meeting 3 - January 8, 2019

Meeting 4 - February 5, 2019

Meeting 5 - March 5, 2019

Meeting 6 - April 2, 2019

Meeting 7 - April 30, 2019