Dean’s Responsibilities

Year 1:  Self-Study and Review

  • Confirms units to be reviewed with Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness (APIE)
  • Consults with unit to identify key issues to be addressed in Self Study
  • Forwards approved list of potential external reviewers to Director of Academic Program Review
  • Reviews the unit’s Self Study Report and unit chair’s/director’s letter and writes a focused letter for External Reviewers
  • Forwards focused letter for External Reviewers to Director of Academic Program Review

Year 2:  Action Plan Development and Implementation

  • Reviews reports prepared by External Reviewers and the Committee on Academic Programs
  • In consultation with unit head, reviews the draft Action Plan and makes necessary revisions
  • Obtains Provost’s approval of Action Plan and submits approved Action Plan to Director of Academic Program Review
  • Supervises the unit’s implementation of the Action Plan
  • Issues an annual report by the end of each fiscal year that addresses progress toward the implementation of the Action Plan.  A template for the Dean’s APR Action Plan Implementation Report is available here: Dean’s Action Plan Implementation Report Template