University Assessment Committee

The University Assessment Committee (UAC) provides a framework and process for monitoring the quality and effectiveness of the university. The UAC ensures that colleges and departments have accepted assessment systems in place, working with deans, vice presidents, and the provost to assess student learning outcomes in a deliberate, organized manner; measure program effectiveness; and make recommendations on policy and procedure to enhance institutional quality.

Annual Reports

On an annual basis, the UAC oversees a program assessment process. All departments, divisions and deans submit their assessments to the UAC, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA), and the Office of the Provost. These results are then synthesized into an annual report that outlines specific recommendations for quality improvements, available in the sidebar on this page. The UAC also audits the results of annual program reviews and monitors the implementation of resulting recommendations.

Committee Members

  • Jen DeBurro, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs, Dean of Students
  • Emily Dornblaser, Interim Director of the Center for the Enrichment of Teaching & Learning (CETL), Associate Professor of Pharmacy
  • Stacey Dubois, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs, College of Dental Medicine
  • Susan Gray, Associate Dean College of Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Jennifer Mandel, Assessment Program Manager, Adjunct Assistant Lecturer of History
  • Wallace Marsh, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Pharmacy
  • Adrienne McAuley, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Westbrook College of Health Professions
  • Margy Moremen, Director, Office of Institutional Research & Assessment
  • Linda Morrison, Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Karen Pardue, Interim Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions, Professor of Nursing
  • Richard Parent, Director of Assessment, College of Graduate & Professional Studies
  • Barbara Swartzlander, Research and Teaching Librarian
  • Barbara Winterson, Professor of Physiology, College of Osteopathic Medicine