Institutional Student Learning Outcome (ISLO) Assessment Committee

Purpose

  • Develop an institutional assessment plan and schedule that yields longitudinal outcomes data used to evaluate all-college program effectiveness and achievement of the College’s institutional student learning outcomes.
  • Identify, implement, or develop means of analyzing data.
  • Work with the Institutional Research Director on communicating ISLO assessment results to the College community.
  • Encourage units across the institution to articulate operational goals related to the institutional student learning outcomes.
  • Establish regular ISLO assessment processes, analyze and publish results, and provide those results to budgetary and programmatic decision-makers.
  • Appoint members to the ISLO subcommittees, one for each of the ISLOs, comprised of at least two faculty members, two students, and two admin/staff representatives.
  • Act as the body whereby the ISLO subcommittees will communicate and learn from one another.

Structure

The ISLO Assessment Committee will be chaired by the Associate Provost serving as the Director of General Education and Assessment. The ISLO Assessment Committee handles the coordination and direction of the ISLO assessment work. Data collection and analytical work will be done by the Director of Institutional Research and College Assessment Director, supported by faculty and staff in the seven working groups.

2017-18 Membership

islo-com@gustavus.edu

  • Provost or designee (Chair): Mary McHugh
  • Dean of Students or designee: Charlie Potts
  • Faculty: Dave Stamps (2017-19)
  • Faculty: Patricia Reeder (2016-18)
  • Student: Emily Anderson ’18 (2017-18)
  • Student: Monika Pham ’18 (2017-18)
  • Staff/Administrator: Justin Kader
  • Staff/Administrator: Angela Erickson
  • Director of Institutional Research (ex officio): David Menk
  • College Assessment Director (ex officio): Sarah Ruble
  • Curriculum Committee Representative (ex officio): Marisa Kalbermatten (2017-20)

Committee Minutes

Resources