Office of Academic Assessment

Overview & Timeline


Purpose of Audit and Review

  • Improve the quality of programs
  • Identify needs for further study and/or planning
  • Help set priorities
  • Ensure appropriate standards for program quality
  • Identify needs and unique circumstances of specific programs
  • Identify non-functional and unnecessarily duplicative programs
  • Identify needs for structural changes in programs or administrative units


  • Call for self-studies
  • Self-studies completed
  • Committee review of self-studies and tentative report
  • Face-to-face meeting (program, dean, provost, committee)
  • Report (recommendations to program, college, university)
NOTE: Report will identify strengths, weaknesses, questions, recommendations/requirements, and any final recommendations.


  • Call for self-studies, April
  • Self-studies due to Dean, October 1st
  • Self-studies due to Audit & Review Committee, November 1st
  • Audit & Review Committee review team meetings, November-March
  • Face-to-face meetings, December-May


Office of Academic Assessment
450 Heide Hall
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: 262-472-1806