Institutional Effectiveness

Office of Institutional Effectiveness


Integrated Program Review

Learner Support Program Review

Phase I: Self-Study and Self-Review

July 5 through November 30, 2016

  • Learner support units complete their self-study and self-review reports for each of their identified programs.

Phase II: Next- and Division-Level Review

January 1 through June 30, 2017

  • LSPR&P Observation Team completes their review of the self-review reports.
  • Next-level reviewers complete their review and provide recommendations back to units to begin planning.
  • Division-level reviewers complete their observations and provide recommendations back to programs to begin planning.

Phase III: Planning, Decision-Making, and Implementation

July 1, 2017, ongoing

  • Next- and division-level reviewers develop program-level strategic planning initiatives as part of their overall unit plans.

Academic Program Review and Planning

APR&P Final Report 2014-15

Next Steps

  • Faculty should review and initiate actions in-line with planning directives with chairs and deans.
  • Programs are expected to follow time schedule stated in the planning directive.
  • The provost will establish action plans and time table for implementation of comprehensive recommendations.
  • A comprehensive review will occur again in AY 2020-21.

Academic Program Review and Planning Recommendation Categories

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Page updated May 3, 2016


Office of Institutional Effectiveness
B-112 Henry Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5253 USA
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