Purpose

The purpose of the Institutional Effectiveness Council is to maintain and coordinate the implementation of assessment processes at the College.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

College President

Timeline

Standing

Membership (length of term for members, if applicable)

  • Member of Institutional Research and Analysis appointed by the President (Standing) Chair: Marie Miknavich 
  • Associate Dean appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (2021) Co-Chair: Jake Mihevc 
  • Co-Assessment Liaison member appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (Standing): Melissa Barlett 
  • Co-Assessment Liaison member appointed by the Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (Standing): Gary Kulis 
  • Member of the Office of Records and Registration appointed by the Vice President for Administrative Services (Standing): Rosemary Spetka 
  • Senate Chair Ex Officio (2019): Alex Haines-Stephan 
  • At Large appointed by the President (2021): Jim Maio 
  • Rome Campus At Large member appointed by Dean for Rome Campus (2019): Robert Huyck 
  • Administrative Services At Large appointed by the Vice President for Administrative Services (2021): Mary Jane Parry 
  • Student Affairs At Large appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs (2021): Patti Antanavige  
  • PSAT Faculty appointed by Department (2021): Amit Sharma 
  • HUEN Faculty appointed by Department (2019): Rosemary Mink 
  • Hospitality Faculty appointed by Department (2020): Andrew Glidden 
  • APER Faculty appointed by Department (2021): Dominic DiMaggio 
  • EDLS Faculty appointed by Department (2021): Frank Noti 
  • Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs (invited as appropriate)

Does

Task Action
Select and evaluate appropriate activities necessary for assessing the outcomes identified in the Institutional Effectiveness process Select and evaluate
Provide assistance for assessment in each Unit through the selection of assessment tools and the development and implementation of their assessment plans Provide assistance
Review the results of assessment findings to ensure fitness of method and usability/applicability of the results Review results
Initiate follow-up inquiries to ensure that Units have linked assessment findings with their annual plans Follow-up
Serve as a source for verification that the results of assessment findings have been used for improvement Verify use of results
Facilitate the communication and dissemination of assessment findings to the appropriate areas of the College Facilitate communication


Does Not

  • Make final determinations
  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission, with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center.
  • Keep the College Senate and President's Cabinet informed of your activity and include them in your processes whenever possible.
  • Stay closely connected to the strategic planning process.
  • Provide a focus on building of assessment that uses data for more informed decision-making.

Approved by the IEC, 2017