Student Learning Assessment Committee

The State University of New York at Fredonia Student Learning Assessment Committee is made up of representatives from Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.  Our purpose is to assist academic departments and units across campus with their efforts to improve and assess student learning, and implement the campus's new baccalaureate learning goals.

Committee Goals:

  • Sustain and improve our student learning assessment system
  • Increase faculty buy-in and trust in assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Support collaborative consultation between faculty, professional staff, and administration
  • Promote assessment of student learning outcomes as a means of continuous improvement

Committee Tasks:

  • Create a blueprint for student learning assessment processes, to increase transparency and awareness of our campus assessment system;
  • Compile, review, and advise on student learning assessment documents (including assessment plans, reports, and feedback forms; decision-making matrices and action plans; curriculum maps; self-study and external review documents, etc.), to provide evidence of and support sustainable assessment in the curriculum and co-curriculum;
  • Oversee review of syllabi at department level to assure inclusion of departmental, general education, and baccalaureate learning outcomes;
  • Consult on and support periodic review process for academic programs;
  • Consult with and support the General Education Program on its assessment plan and cycle;
  • Advise on and support alignment of departmental and unit learning outcomes with baccalaureate goals;
  • Support accreditation efforts of individual departments and units;
  • Supply assessment information for MSCHE reports and self-studies;
  • Address implementation of non-binding recommendations from Middle States reports;
  • Articulate and oversee guidelines for assessment at State University of New York at Fredonia;
  • Maintain assessment information on the website;
  • Provide progress reports to University Senate;
  • Advise provost and collaborate with IRPA on planning workshops on student learning outcomes assessment.          


Chair: Associate Provost for Curriculum, Assessment and Academic Support

Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Director, IRPA and Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness

Linda Hall: Representative from the School of Business; Business Administration

Scott Johnston: Representative from the College of Arts and Sciences; English

Michael Markham: Representative from the College of Visual and Performing Arts; Music

Erin Mroczka: Director of First-year and Transition Programs; Student Affairs representative

Associate Dean of the College of Education

Scott Richmond: Representative from the General Education Committee; Library

Anna Thibodeau: At-large faculty representative; Language, Learning, and Leadership

Campus Assessment

Dr. Lisa Hunter, Ph. D. Associate Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Academic Support
810 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3717