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University Assessment Council

The University Assessment Council serves as an advisory body to the Office of Assessment.  The Council provides recommendations and guidance regarding the assessment of student learning outcomes, faculty and staff development, and recognition of best practices.  Specifically, the Council:

  • Leads institution-wide assessment initiatives;
  • Collects and disseminates information regarding best practices for assessing student learning outcomes;
  • Identifies faculty and staff professional development needs related to assessment and recommends appropriate strategies for addressing these needs;
  • Reviews institutional assessment processes and makes recommendations for improvement; and
  • Sponsors recognition activities to support, showcase, and celebrate programs and individuals engaged in effective assessment practice.

The Assessment Council meets once a month during fall and spring semesters.

Council Memberships

The Council is chaired by the Director of Assessment and consists of faculty and staff representatives from colleges, governing bodies, and student services divisions.

2017-2019 Representatives

Talia Carroll

Talia Carroll

Campus Community and Climate


Sarah Chase

Sarah Chase

Student Success


Brian Dauenhauer

Brian Dauenhauer

College of Natural Health Sciences


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Donna Goodwin

Donna Goodwin

College of Performing and Visual Arts


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Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

College of Education and Behavioral Science


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Heng-Yu Ku

Heng-Yu Ku

College of Education and Behavioral Science


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Jay Lightfoot

Jay Lightfoot

Monfort College of Business


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Chris Marston

Chris Marston

College of Humanities and Social Sciences


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Stephanie Torrez

Stephanie Torrez

Student Success