Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies


About
The Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies is primarily responsible for student success. The areas within the office that facilitate student success are the professional and faculty advisers, the Center for Academic Success Programs (CASP) and the Office of Faculty Development (OFD). The Associate Provost for Assessment and Undergraduate Studies works with the Faculty Senate, the Graduate College and various university administrators to coordinate all efforts related to assessment of student learning and general education. In addition, the associate provost works closely with the Registrar’s Office as the curriculum manager for the university.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies is to take the lead in assisting faculty, staff, administrators and students:

  • develop effective and informative strategies to assess student learning.
  • facilitate an integrative general education program.
  • ensure quality undergraduate advising in concert with the college advising directors.
  • help develop relevant and engaging pedagogy through the Office of Faculty Development.
  • provide academic assistance through the Center for Academic Success Programs.
  • assure timely progression of curriculum changes.

Download assessment information from the Higher Learning Commission

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (American Association for Higher Education)

Units on campus who are involved with assessment

Assessment Calendar


2014-15 Dates Event Notes
September 10-12, 2014 Drexel University Myths and Movements: Reimagining Higher Education Assessment Philadelphia, PA
October 19-21, 2014 2014 Assessment Institute Indianapolis, IN
March 27-31, 2015 North Central Association Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 2015 Annual Conference Chicago, IL

Support and resources are available to help you with assessment

 

 

Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies
B-124 Henry Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5253 USA
(269) 387-4564 | (269) 387-4377 Fax
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