Grants and Awards


The University Assessment Steering Committee Assessment Fellows Grants program is designed to provide financial support to faculty and staff at Western Michigan University who are interested in developing a project based on student learning outcomes assessment. Applications for the 2017-18 grants are welcome through April 28, 2017. See the guidelines document below for more information.

Current Recipients

Archive of assessment fellows recipients

Archive of assessment fellows presentations

Assessment Excellence Awards


This individual-based award is designed to recognize WMU employees who have made a significant contribution in the area of assessment of student learning.


This unit-based award is designed to recognize and showcase outstanding efforts in the area of assessment at WMU. An outstanding assessment process is characterized by the use of the results of assessment to improve the activities being assessed. Therefore, criteria for selection will emphasize the demonstration of program improvements as a result of the assessment program.