Institutional Research and Effectiveness: Program Review & Assessment
Faculty and staff review and assess administrative programs and departments at WNC in order to determine whether intended outcomes are being achieved and to plan program improvements. In accordance with WNC Policy 14-1-1 Assessment and Evaluation, administrative departments and programs should be assessed on a regular basis, and staff are to use assessment results to improve services.
All administrative departments and programs (except auxiliary departments such as the Lifted Café and the Bookstore) are expected to plan, complete, and report on assessment activities related to at least one program outcome every year.
Annual assessment reports and five-year assessment plans are to be submitted electronically to Institutional Research and supervising Dean or Vice President by June 30 every year.