Audit and Review Committee

FUNCTIONS

The Audit & Review Committee is a faculty senate committee comprise of elected faculty members.

    • Be responsible for the audit and review of undergraduate academic departments and programs and of academic support programs and activities of the University, in fulfillment of University of Wisconsin System requirements. This responsibility includes: 
      • Establishing and following the cycle, and, scheduling and conducting of the department and program reviews 
      • Developing the format and content requirements for department and program self-studies to be submitted for Audit and Review Committee review
      • Establishing a rubric (and periodically evaluating and improving its effectiveness) for Audit and Review teams to use in reviewing and reporting on department and program self- study
      • Appointing Audit and Review teams for conducting each department and program review
      • Be responsible for the reviewing and reporting on the value and efficacy of the Audit and Review process and results.
      • Notifying departments and programs of all the above in a timely manner.
    • To form an Audit and Review team to conduct each specific audit and review, such that: (a) the team shall consist of at least two elected Audit and Review Committee faculty members, (b) the elected Audit and Review Committee faculty members shall constitute the majority of each specific audit and review team, and (c) the specific team may include person(s) from inside or outside the University with expertise in the department or program area.
    • To make reports of audit and review, each of which shall include discussion of: 
      • the quality of existing activities, staff, facilities and equipment, and budget 
      • the demand and need for the program reviewed 
      • the anticipated future developments which may affect either of these subjects 
      • the recommendations for changes in the program as warranted by the review. 
    • All reports and recommendations of this Committee shall be made for informational purposes to the Faculty Senate, the University Curriculum Committee, the Academic Development Committee, the Faculty Budget Committee, and the Academic Affairs Staff. 

REPORT TO

The Committee reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

MEMBERSHIP

Voting: Three faculty members elected by and from each undergraduate college. Three at-large faculty members, who may be from one or more colleges, elected by all University faculty. The committee chair will be: 
1. One elected Audit and Review Committee member, elected by the elected Audit and Review Committee members.
Non Voting:
2. Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or designee

TERM

Three year staggered terms. (with 1/3 voted in each year). It is recognized that as a phase in to a larger committee starting for the 2015-2016 school year some of the terms of the new committee members will be less then three years until a three year cycle can be established with 1/3 of the members coming up for election each year.
 

 MEMBERS

TERM EXPIRES - June of year listed

Corey Davis (A&C/Library) (Chair)

2018

S.A. Welch  (A&C/Library)

2020

Eric Appleton (A&C/Library)

2019

Rashiqa Kamal (B&E)

2018

Louise Tourigny (B&E)

2019

Pascal Letourneau (B & E)

2020

Andrea Endie (COEPS)

2018

James Collins (COEPS)

2020

Katy Casey (COEPS)

2019

Xeuqing Chen (L&S)

2018

Yeongmin Kim (L&S)

2020

Hephzibah Kumpaty (L&S)

2019

Nick Guo (At-large)

2019

Jiazhen Zhou (At-large)

2020

Barbara Bren (At-large)

2018




Last revision 5/15/2017