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, and other administrative staff as required.  The Assistant Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research serves in an Ex Officio capacity. 

The committee 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 - John Moore, PhD., Interim Chair and Professor, Finance and Economics
  • Barbara Ciaramitaro, PhD., Chair and 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
  • Ann Saurbier, DM., Professor, Management
  • Greg Todd, Associate Professor, Finance
  • Ex Officio - Renee Kreun, Assistant Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research

Role of the Committee Chair

The responsibilities of the Faculty Committee on Outcomes Assessment Committee Chair are as follows:

  • Establish meeting agenda topics, beginning and ending times, and meeting location.
  • Guide, mediate, and monitor discussions, ensuring all committee members are involved in decision-making. 
  • Delegate committee member responsibilities and tasks. 
  • Ensure committee meets established target dates. 
  • Disseminate assessment instruments, data, and reports required for committee review and action. Document work of the committee in the Walsh College Annual Assessment Report and the ACBSP Quality Assurance Report. 
  • Update the committee’s action plan and/or institutional assessment plans as needed. 
  • Report the work of the committee and submit decisions and policy recommendations to the Curriculum Committee; the Faculty Senate and all-faculty meetings; and to the Walsh College Officers and the Board of Trustees as required. 
  • Report to the committee any decisions that affect the committee’s work.

Contact Us

For more information about Student Learning Outcomes Assessment please contact Beth Rodgers, Coordinator Outcomes Assessment at 248-823-1395 or bconnop@walshcollege.edu