Responsibility and AuthorityThe 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, Student Living and College Engagement, Counseling Center, Career and Professional Development, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Learning Services, Student Success, New Students and First-Year Programs, Tutoring, Opportunity Programs, Health Center, International Education, and 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
ResponsibilityThe 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.
AuthorityThe 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.
MembershipTwo representatives from Student Affairs
One representative from Athletics
One representative from Student Success
The 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.
Ann Damiano (Chair)
Kristin St. Hilaire
Record and Record RetentionThe 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 and in TaskStream, the College's assessment management system.
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.
AgendasSeptember 10, 2019
October 8, 2019
October 30, 2019
December 3, 2019