Walsh College

Faculty Committee on Outcomes Assessment


The mission of the Faculty Committee on Outcomes Assessment is to review and act on results from assessment data related to the Core Competencies.  It is comprised of full-time and adjunct faculty members, the Director of Student Outcomes Assessment, and other administrative staff as required.  The Assistant Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research serves in an Ex Officio capacity. 

The committee is chaired by the Director of Student Learning Outcomes Assessment and meets on a recurring schedule as needed to accomplish its tasks.  The committee reports to the Faculty Senate and the Faculty Senate will have final approval on changes or additions to the Core Competencies. The responsibilities of the committee are as follows:

  • Review, analyze, and make recommendations regarding assessment data related to the core competencies.
  • Provide recommendations and develop action plans to improve teaching and student learning.
  • Review and recommend changes to the student learning outcomes assessment plan, core competencies, and selected instruments.
  • Discuss and share assessment strategies toward establishing best practices.
  • Determine appropriateness of published instruments and review and revise self-developed instruments designed to assess student learning at the institutional level.

Committee Members:

Committee Chair - Ann Saurbier, D.M., Director, Student Learning Outcomes, Clinical Professor, Management

Barbara Ciaramitaro, PhD., Professor, Business Information Technology

Laura Frost, Professor, Business Administration

Linda Hagan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Marketing

Jill Peplinski, Clinical Professor, Business Communications

Jennifer Sanderson, Professor, Accounting

Greg Todd, Chair, Economics and Finance, Associate Professor, Finance

Ex Officio - Renee Kreun, Assistant Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research 

Contact Us

For more information about Student Learning Outcomes Assessment please contact Ann Saurbier, D.M., Director of Outcomes Assessment, at 248-823-1260 or asaurbie@walshcollege.edu.