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Faculty & Staff

Academic Assessment (and Standards) Committee

To provide oversight, identify needs, develop recommendations and policies regarding institution-wide assessment of student learning in order to strengthen the university and enhance its accountability. To improve teaching and recommend initial, continuing or permanent funding for current and proposed assessment activities.

Voting Members (Faculty Representatives)

*indicates co-chairs

At Large:

Heide Estes, Humanities and Social Sciences (June 30, 2023)

Matt Harmon, Humanities and Social Sciences (June 30, 2022)

*Lynn Siracusa, Humanities and Social Sciences (June 30, 2023)

School Representatives

Yulin Li, Business (June 30, 2023)

Jeff Christakos (chair), Business (June 30, 2022)

Ben Smith, Science (June 30, 2023)

Kate Gatto, Science (June 30, 2022)

Bill Gorman, Humanities and Social Sciences (June 30, 2023)

Geoff Fouad, Humanities and Social Sciences (June 30, 2022)

Patricia Sciscione, Nursing & Health Studies (June 30, 2023)

Beth Gough, Nursing & Health Studies (June 30, 2022)

Jason Fitzgerald, Education (June 30, 2023)

*Michelle Schpakow (vice-chair), Education (June 30, 2022)

Sanjana Ragudaran, Social Work (June 30, 2023)

Michelle Scott, Social Work (June 30, 2022)

Christine Forbes, Library (June 30, 2022)

Other Voting Members:
GEOC Chair (or GEOC Chair’s designated representative)- Jonathan Ouellet
One member of USC – TBD
One member of GSC – TBD

Non-Voting Members:
Director of Assessment (ex-officio)
Vice Provost for Planning and Decision Support (ex-officio)
One undergraduate student appointed by the SGA for one-year term – TBD
One graduate student appointed by the GSC for one-year term – TBD