The provost is Denison’s chief academic officer. The Office of the Provost oversees the curriculum, the faculty, the registrar, and the directors of the Athletics Department, Denison Museum, Information Technology, and Doane Library.
The Assessment Committee is charged with the following:
Devising and executing a plan for the assessment of student learning; evaluating the results of that assessment and making recommendations for program improvement to the Academic Affairs Council and the Provost.
Drawing up and continually revising an instruction manual (“Assessment Toolkit”) to guide departments in implementing their plans and in generating their annual reports.
Regularly communicating with departments and academic programs to ensure that their assessment programs are on track.
Reviewing and evaluating departmental and program assessment reports on an annual basis, providing written feedback to departments, and making recommendations to the Academic Affairs Council and the Provost.
Providing an annual report on the assessment program to the Academic Affairs Council and the Provost. A summary of departmental and program assessments will be presented annually while a summary of the all college assessment will be done biannually.