Guidelines for Assessment and Reporting

This document includes instructions for Department Heads annual reports, and Division Leaders annual reports.

Process in Brief

  1. Department heads submit their Annual Department Reports to Assessment Division leaders; electronic copies are preferred. Due by 5 pm on the Monday of Spring Quarter finals week (2015 deadline: June 8).
  2. Each Assessment Division leader uses department reports to create one integrative Division-wide Annual Assessment Division Report; submits this to the Assessment Committee (assessment@lasierra.edu); electronic copy preferred. Due by 5 pm on the second Monday in July (2015 deadline: July 13).

    1. Copies of the Annual Department Reports are included as appendices to the summary, integrative Annual Assessment Division Report.

  3. Assessment Committee reviews Assessment Division reports and provides feedback to each Assessment Division on or before the first day of Fall quarter (2015 deadline: September 21); submits summary report to University Council, Provost, CFO, and Strategic Planning Committee by the second Monday of Fall quarter (2015 deadline: September 28).

    1. Assessment Committee archives Annual Assessment Division Reports for reference purposes (available to other programs/departments).
    2. Rubric for Evaluating Programs' Self-Assessments  (used by the Assessment Committee to evaluate how well divisions are doing)