Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee


1995-96 Annual Report

Submitted by Richard Mainzer


1995-96 Members Representing Term Expires
Kelsey Backels Counseling & Human Development 1996
Dorothee Blum Mathematics 1998
Bea Grosh Psychology 1997
Richard Mainzer Special Education (Chair) 1998
Beverly Schneller English 1998
Tracey Weis History 1997
Jim Stager Academic Affairs
Karen Moran Student Senate
Bryan Sanguinito Student Senate

Meetings:
Monthly, on third Wednesdays during the school year at 4:00 PM;
Average attendance about six.

Motions forwarded to Senate:
None

Other deliberations/actions:
Extensive discussions of the functions of the AO committee & its relationship to the University Assessment Council and the General Education Review Committee.

Matters currently in committee:
Planning for the activities planned for next year. Dissemination of information regarding workshops and conferences dealing with outcomes assessment.

Future plans:
1. Revive newsletter through the Senate's homepage.
2. Arrange for Spring workshop.
3. Hold "brown bag" lunch discussion to follow-up on the workshop in the spring of 1995.
4. Obtain/develop procedures and the budget allocated for Academic Outcomes Grants. Disseminate information through the Senate.

Additional information/comments:
This has been a transitional & orientation year for the committee in that there was substantial membership transitions as of November 1995.
Schedule of meetings for 1996-97:
Sep. 18th, Oct. 16th, Nov. 20th, Feb. 19th, Mar. 19th, and Apr. 16th.

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