Academic Program Review

Professor speaks to his class in language lab, CAS
Professor Scott Hartley, wearing protective glasses, talks with students in the lab, CAS


The functions of the Academic Program Review Committee are to initiate and implement a continuing process of review of academic degree programs; to develop and recommend to University Senate a policy specifying the purposes, criteria and standards, and procedures of program review; to periodically re-examine that policy and, if necessary, recommend changes to University Senate; to conduct reviews of academic programs according to the established guidelines and procedures; to report regularly to University Senate; and to respond to inquiries.


Nine (9) tenured faculty or Senior Lecturers and Clinical and Professionally Licensed (LCPL)members and at least one (1) of whom shall be a member of University Senate, along with student and ex officio members. Membership shall be for a term of three (3) years with the exception of student membership, which shall be one (1) year. If warranted by the number of programs under review, one or two additional ad hoc eligible faculty members to be nominated by the Executive Committee of University Senate in consultation with the Academic Program Review Committee Chair to serve a one-year term.

The faculty membership of the Committee shall be allocated as follows:

Three (3) from the College of Arts and Science (one each from the areas of the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences).

One (1) from the College of Education, Health, and Society.

One (1) from the Farmer School of Business.

One (1) from the College of Engineering and Computing.

One (1) from the College of Creative Arts.

One (1) from the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science.

One (1) eligible faculty member at large (appointed by the Executive Committee of University Senate).

One (1) undergraduate student.

One (1) graduate student.

Two (2) ex officio, nonvoting members

  • One (1) designee of the Provost who shall serve as the ex officio nonvoting Chair of the Committee.
  • The Director of the Center Teaching Excellence or his/her designee


Chair, TBD

Senate Liaison, Tracy Haynes,

Faculty and Staff

Term ends August 2020

Term ends August 2021

Term ends August 2022

Undergraduate Student

Graduate Student

Ex officio/nonvoting

  • TBD, Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness,
  • Ellen Yezierski, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence,