Policy 4C: Academic Program Review

The goal of academic program review is to promote and maintain efficiently administered, high quality academic programs. The faculty and administration shall develop criteria and procedures to review all colleges, schools, and academic units. Each unit shall be reviewed once every five years where feasible, but at least once every seven years.

Review procedures shall be designed to identify strengths and weaknesses of academic programs and to recommend any needed alternatives or modifications for program development.

The Board shall receive an annual report on program review activities, including the schedule of upcoming academic program reviews, and where appropriate, recommendations for Board action.

Last Amended: September 23, 2004

History:

adopted November 13, 1980, pp. 311-312 and
amended September 23, 2004