On this page you will find the Assessment Calendar for the current academic year as well as the Calendar of the Regularly Scheduled Surveys and Reports.

 

ASSESSMENT CALENDAR 2018

January 30

Dean calls for Faculty Activity Reports covering calendar year 2017

March 15

Dean calls for units and departments reports (academic departments report on calendar year 2017; administrative units report on academic year 2017/2018).

March 15

Faculty Activity Reports due to Departments’ Chairs

April 15

Faculty Annual Interviews with Chairs completed

May 15

Departmental Reports to be sent to Dean and Provost for review

May 16

Institutional Outcomes Assessment Day — attended by President, Leadership Team, heads of all departments, programs and units; open to the entire AUP community

July 15

Units reports to be sent to Dean and Provost for review

September 30

Dean’s Annual Institutional Outcomes Assessment and Action Plan Report to Leadership Team

 

Surveys and Reporting Calendar

Office of Assessment, Learning and Institutional Research

Surveys and Reporting Calendar

 

For all internal surveys: preparation, administration, data analysis, report – all in collaboration with client unit.

 

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MARCH

  • Fall Entering Student Survey report

  • Fall course evaluations data analysis

  • FirstBridge end of year survey data analysis

  • FirstBridge student and faculty focus groups data analysis

  • FirstBridge feedback from faculty data analysis

  • Preparation ECAR survey (in collaboration with AMICAL)

  • Next destination survey administration

  • Spring Orientation survey administration

  • Data for BoT meeting

  • Spring Enrollment and FTE figures

  • Report on Fall course evaluations

  • FirstBridge end of year survey report

  • FirstBridge student and faculty focus groups report

  • FirstBridge feedback from faculty report

  • Peterson’s undergraduate survey

  • Preparation Student Retention and Satisfaction Survey (odd years, starting 2017)

  • Administration ECAR survey

  • Spring Orientation survey data analysis

  • Final enrollment and FTE figures

  • Student enrollment predictions for 3 years plan

  • Rectorat enquête annuelle and taxe d’apprentissage

  • Peterson’s undergraduate financial aid survey

  • Administration Student Satisfaction Survey (odd years, starting 2017)

  • Next dest. survey data analysis

  • Info Literacy Survey preparation

  • Spring Orientation survey report

  • Semester reports

  • Units’ and departments’ dashboards update

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

  • AAICU annual survey, Wintergreen Orchard House Survey, ACT-ACT institutional data, Peterson’s graduate survey (institution and grad school), Middle States Institutional Profile (IP), Peterson’s interim expenses for undergraduate

  • Information Literacy Survey administration

  • Analysis data ECAR survey

  • Spring course evaluations preperation 

  • Preparation Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Surveys (every three years 2016, 2019)

  • Final update of student enrollment predictions for 3 year plan

  • Next destination survey report

  • Spring course evaluations administration

  • Administration Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Surveys (open till September - every three years 2016, 2019)

  • ECAR survey report

  • Information Literacy Survey data analysis

  • Update statistics for President’s report to BOT and Faculty Senate

June 30

  • Data analysis on Spring course evaluations

  • Information Literacy Survey report

  • Summer course evaluations preparation

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

  • Summer course evaluations administration

  • Report analysis on Spring course evaluations

  • Data analysis Summer course evaluations

  • Fall Orientation survey preparation

  • FirstBridge beginning of year survey preparation

  • Fall Orientation survey administration

  • FirstBridge beginning of year survey administration

  • Fall Entering Student Survey preparation

  • Summer course evaluations report

  • Staff & Faculty Languages and Nationality Survey preperation and administration

  • Data analysis Student Retention and Satisfaction Survey (odd years, starting 2017)

  • Assessment report (including data tables)

  • Fall Enrollment and FTE figures

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

  • Fall Entering Student Survey administration

  • FirstBridge beginning of year survey data analysis

  • FirstBridge end of year survey preparation

  • FirstBridge student and faculty focus groups preparation

  • Fall Orientation survey data analysis

  • Data analysis Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Surveys (every three years 2016, 2019)

  • Staff & Faculty Languages and Nationality Survey data analysis and report

  • Student Retention and Satisfaction Survey report (odd years, starting 2017)

  • Semester reports

  • Final enrollment and FTE figures

  • Institutional Dashboard update

  • Report on Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Surveys (every three years: 2016, 2019)

  • FirstBridge beginning of year survey report

  • FirstBridge student and faculty focus groups administration

  • FirstBridge end of year survey administration

  • College Board Survey (first annual external survey)

  • Fall Orientation survey report

  • Fall course evaluations preparation

  • Dashboards evaluation through analysis of ad-hoc requests and survey

  • Fall Entering Student Survey data analysis

  • Fall course evaluations administration

  • FirstBridge feedback from faculty administration

  • Next destination survey preparation (even years)

  • Spring Orientation survey preparation

 

 

[i] Units and departments review their assessment results from the previous year and submit the Annual Assessment Report according to their assessment plan. Units and departments also review and revise assessment plans as needed for the forthcoming year. An Assessment Plan is resubmitted if changes are made to the plan. For academic departments, the Annual Assessment Report and any revision to the Assessment Plan are subitted as part of the Departmental Report  [back to Assessment Calendar]

[ii] Assessment Task Force members make recommendations to the Dean with respect to possible improvements of assessment processes, appropriateness and feasibility of planned actions, eventual interactions between planned actions of different units, challenges and opportunities with respect to student learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness. [back to Assessment Calendar]

[iii] The Annual Institutional Outcomes Assessment and Action Plan Report includes:

  • Recommendations with respect to the conclusions and planned actions based on the collected evidence

  • Comments on the Departmental Reports, highlighting achievements, challenges, and opportunities;

  • Comments on any interaction between plans of different units;

  • An appraisal of the assessment methods as well as an analysis of the assessment results and, where necessary, recommendations for improvement of the assessment plan, evidence collected, and assessment processes [back to Assessment Calendar]