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Institutional Assessment

The Student Learning Assessment Advisory Group (SLAAG)



Four (4) faculty with a special interest in and/or background in student learning assessment, appointed by the Provost.


  1. Director of Assessment and Institutional Research
  2. One Academic Affairs Administrator appointed by the Provost
  3. One Student Affairs Administrator appointed by the Vice President


  1. The purpose of the Student Learning Assessment Advisory Group is to advise the Provost regarding issues of student learning assessment.
  2. The Advisory Group will identify strategies to improve both student learning and the process of assessment of student learning.
  3. Both sets of recommendations will contribute to the University’s process of budget development and resource allocation.
  4. Specific tasks are assigned to the Advisory Group.
    1. Promulgate and maintain a common language of assessment.
    2. Review existing assessment practices and measures, monitor their effectiveness, and suggest modification as appropriate.
    3. Recommend guidelines and policies for all aspects of student learning assessment activities.
    4. Coordinate assessment of the general education program. Review the bi-annual assessment reports of programs and provide feedback.
    5. Recommend actions to enhance assessment and student learning.
    6. Recommend actions for consideration in budgeting and resource allocation.
    7. Monitor the quality of the assessment of student learning that is embedded in campus structures and processes and make recommendations for improvements as necessary.
    8. Establish and revise as necessary the appropriate protocol for reporting assessment activities.


  1. The Advisory Group, at its discretion, may invite additional individuals with particular expertise to participate in its deliberations.
  2. The Advisory Group shall have two officers: A Chair and a Secretary. Either the Director of Assessment and Institutional Research or the administrator from Academic Affairs shall serve as Chair. Members of the Advisory Group will elect the Secretary.
  3. The Advisory Group will meet once each month during the academic year. The Chair of the Advisory Group may call additional meetings.
  4. A simple majority of the voting membership shall constitute a quorum. Recommendations of the Advisory Group must be approved by a majority of the members present and voting.


2017 Student Learning Assessment Advisory Group (SLAAG) report to PACIE