Co-Curricular Assessment Committee

Co-Curricular Assessment Committee

Responsibility and Authority 

The Co-Curricular Assessment Committee (Co-CA) is responsible for guiding and reviewing department-level assessment processes in the following co-curricular areas: Athletics, Athletic Student Success, the Center for Student Success, Student Living and College Engagement, the Counseling Center, Career and Professional Development, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Learning Services, New Students and First-Year Programs, Opportunity Programs, the Health Center, International Education, and Undergraduate Admissions.

This committee is also responsible for measuring the institution’s compliance with relevant criteria related to MSCHE accreditation Standards IV and V.

Co-Curricular Assessment Committee Handbook 2019-2020

The committee’s responsibilities are as follows:

1. To review and provide feedback on departmental assessment plans and annual goal reports;
2. To review and provide feedback on 5-year program reviews from co-curricular departments;
3. To assess the assessment processes in the co-curricular areas and provide a status report to the Institutional Effectiveness Committee; 
4. To recommend or coordinate professional development opportunities in assessment practices for co-curricular departments.

The Co-CA has the authority to track departmental compliance with institutional requirements and accreditation standards and report instances of non-compliance to the appropriate vice president. 


Two representatives from Student Affairs
One representative from Athletics
One representative from Student Success
The VP of Institutional Effectiveness/Dean of Academic Assessment (chair) 

The Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students serves as an Ex Officio member.

Members are appointed by the supervisors to serve on the committee. Each member serves a two-year term with no term limits.  All Co-CA members are voting members.

2020-2021 Members
Ann Damiano (Chair)
Marissa Finch 
Susan Johnston
Halina Lotyczewski
Karen Raquel Ferrer-Muniz
Kristin St. Hilaire

Record and Record Retention

The committee's agendas, minutes, and annual reports will be stored in the College's Google drive.  Assessment reports, program reviews, accreditation reports, scored rubrics, and other official records will be stored on the College's designated storage devices.  

Assessment documents are permanent records of the Utica College and will be retained accordingly.  Committee-related materials will be kept for a full accreditation cycle up to ten years. 



2018 - 2019 Report from the Co-Curricular Assessment Committee
2019 - 2020 Report from the Co-Curricular Assessment Committee

Contact Us

Ann E. Damiano

Ann E. Damiano

Dean of Academic Assessment
127 White Hall
(315) 223-2568

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