Annual Report Templates

Academic Departments and Programs (Appendix 1A)
Deadline: Determined by Dean or Director (no later than June 1)

 

Academic Schools (Appendix 2)
Deadline: Determined by VPAA

 

Administrative Units and Academic Support Units (Appendix 3)
Deadline: Annual Report deadline is July 1.
Deadline: Assessment Report posted to M:drive by July 1.
(The Assessment Report uses the same outline as the Annual Report, with the omission of item X.)

 

Ouachita Online (Appendix 8A)
Deadline: Annual Report deadline is July 1.


Assessment of Student Learning Report Templates

Academic Departments and Programs (Appendix 1B)
Deadline: Post to M: Drive and notify Assessment Coordinator of posting by October 1.

 

Ouachita Online (Appendix 8B)
Deadline: Assessment Report posted to M:Drive by November 1.


Program Review Templates

 

Program Review Proposals for Academic and Administrative Units (Appendix 5)
Deadline: Submit to VPAA or VPAS and chair of the Assessment Committee by February 1 preceding Program Review year

 

Self-Study Guidelines for Program Review: Academic Units (Appendix 6)
Deadline: Submit to VPAA and chair of the Assessment Committee by October 15 of Program Review year

 

Self-Study Guidelines for Program Review: Administrative Units/Academic Support Units (Appendix 7)
Deadline: Submit to VPAS or VPAA and chair of the Assessment Committee by October 15 of Program Review year


Program Review Calendars

Seven-Year Campus Review Cycle Calendar (Appendix 4)

 

September 15

VPAA notifies deans and directors of academic support programs scheduled for program review the following academic year.  VPAS will notify the appropriate administrative unit heads.

February 1 

Deans, program directors, and administrative unit heads submit a brief program review proposal to VPAA or VPAS and the Assessment Coordinator using the “Guidelines for Program Review Proposals.”

March 1

Departments, programs, and offices are notified of approval and, if necessary, any required modifications to the plan proposed for conducting the program review.
Program Review Year

October 15

Self-study document based on the appropriate template (Self-Study Guidelines for Program Review: Academic Units –  See Table 6 below OR Self-Study Guidelines for Program Review: Administrative Units/Academic Support Units – See Table 7 below) is submitted to the appropriate vice president (VPAA/VPAS), dean, and the Assessment Coordinator for preliminary review.

November 1

Notification of preliminary approval of the self-study.  If major deficiencies are discovered, document is returned for revision, and a new deadline is established.

November – February

Self-study document forwarded to Assessment Committee for analysis.  External review may be conducted during this period, but evaluator’s report and any additional material must be submitted by March 1.

March  – April

Assessment Committee finalizes its analysis of each self-study and additional materials and prepares a written report with recommendations for each academic and administrative unit under review.

May 15

Departments, programs, and offices may submit a brief response to the Assessment Committee, which forwards its recommendations, along with unit responses, to the Planning Committee.

August 

Deans and administrative supervisors report to the campus on their program review outcomes and strategic plans.

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