University Committees

Assessment Committee

 

FUNCTION

  1. To work with the Director of Academic Assessment in identifying professional development opportunities for faculty to assist them with the design and implementation of assessment plans.
  2. To work with the Director of Academic Assessment in identifying professional development opportunities for faculty to assist them in using the assessment process and data to improve their courses and teaching.
  3. To review UW-Whitewater and UW System Assessment policies and to respond, when necessary, on behalf of faculty.
  4. To identify and review all external agency requirements regarding assessment data on behalf of the faculty.
  5. To review and archive departments and colleges’ assessment plans.
  6. To review and approve assessment plans for all new UW-W programs.
  7. To review UW-W assessment reports.
  8. To assist academic units in meeting the criteria of accreditation agencies.
  9. To assist in the design of an assessment model that departments may use when gathering data to be included in the Audit and Review report.
  10. To work with the Director of Academic Assessment in gathering assessment data and using it appropriately.
  11. To assist the Director of Academic Assessment in holding an annual Assessment Day including reviewing submissions for the event.
  12. To develop annual UW-W assessment awards.
  13. To identify annual recipients of UW-W assessment awards.
  14. To develop and maintain a collection of UWW rubrics and encourage use of rubrics by faculty and staff.

 

MEMBERSHIP

11 elected or appointed members and 6 ex-officio members

Elected or appointed members:

  • One faculty or instructional academic staff member representative each from Communication, Languages and Literatures, and Mathematics Departments, elected by the respective departments.
  • One representative from General Education Review Committee, to be elected by the General Education Review Committee
  • Two students to be chosen by Whitewater Student Government
  • One faculty or instructional academic staff member elected from each constituency:
    • College of Arts and Communication/Library
    • College of Business and Economics
    • College of Education and Professional Studies
    • College of Integrated Studies
    • College of Letters and Sciences

Ex-officio members:

  • From each constituency, one representative of its assessment staff or committee:
    • College of Arts and Communication/Library
    • College of Business and Economics
    • College of Education and Professional Studies
    • College of Integrated Studies
    • College of Letters and Sciences
  • Director of Academic Assessment

 

TERM

Two-year staggered terms for faculty or academic staff members and one-year term for students.

-Adopted at All-Faculty Meeting (Extraordinary Session) on 4/2/2019

 

Current Committee Membership

 

page revised 9/20/2019