Mission Statement

The Office of the Dean of Curriculum and Educational Effectiveness in partnership with the Program Review Committee is committed to sustaining a culture of inquiry, evidence and improvement of student learning and success through the implementation of systematic assessment and promoting program quality.

To accomplish our mission, we:

  • provide support and training on curriculum development; outcome-based learning; student-centered teaching; and assessment design and data collection, analysis, and implementation for faculty, co-curricular specialists, academic librarians, and departments
  • support faculty and departments in the integration and assessment of college-wide General Education initiatives
  • facilitate documentation of educational effectiveness through six-year program review and annual assessment update reports
  • locate and disseminate best pedagogical practices and assessment scholarship
  • enhance the visibility and recognition for quality assessment resulting in significant student learning
  • share assessment data with the college leadership to assist them in data-guided decision making
  • support faculty participation in assessment-related conferences and workshops.