Accreditation & Assessment

Assurance of Learning Committee

The Assurance of Learning Committee (ALC) was established in fall 2012 to provide university-wide leadership and coordination for assessment of student learning activities to ensure the educational outcomes of Wright State University students. The ALC assists with the development and implementation of plans for assessing student learning outcomes in academic, general education, and co-curricular programs and oversees the periodic comprehensive review of academic programs.  

The committee will:

  • Promote engagement in meaningful assessment of student learning activities that reflect good practice, including the substantial participation of faculty, instructional and other relevant staff members.
  • Oversee, in collaboration with the Faculty Senate Core Oversight Committee, the assessment processes for the Wright State General Education Core, Writing Across the Curriculum, and university student learning outcomes.
  • Provide feedback, suggestions, and recommendations to the provost's office regarding the assessment of student learning and program review processes and professional development needs.
  • Establish the calendars and monitor the reporting of assessment of student learning activities as well as a periodic comprehensive review of academic programs.
  • Act as resources in their respective areas to ensure that academic and relevant co-curricular programs have student learning outcome statements, direct and indirect assessment methods, and that faculty and staff review results and take actions to improve student learning.
  • Coordinate university assessment processes with the requirements of the Higher Learning Commission and other accreditation agencies.
  • Provide a forum for sharing information and best practices in assessment of student learning and continuous improvement.
  • Keep the faculty, administrators, and staff in their respective areas well informed regarding the university's assessment of student learning and periodic comprehensive review of academic programs processes.

Membership includes at least one faculty member and one administrator (dean or designee) from each college. The Co-Curricular Subcommittee will include representatives from the Student Affairs, Student Success, and the University Library.

Committee Chair

Committee Members

Cynthia J. Berelsman, M.S.

Department:
Lake Campus Business Technologies
Title:
Senior Lecturer, Business Technology, BTAS; Business, Education, Nursing & Technology Unit Director
Address:
Dwyer Hall 217, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

Ann M. Bowling, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC

Department:
College of Nursing& Health Teaching
Title:
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Address:
University Hall 132, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Brian T. Boyd, Ph.D.

Department:
Teacher Education
Title:
Associate Professor
Address:
Allyn Hall 311, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Nick Christian

Department:
College of Science & Math Admin
Title:
Director of Academic Services, COSM
Address:
Oelman Hall 134, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Chuck Ciampaglio, Ph.D.

Department:
Lake Campus Science & Mathematics
Title:
Professor, Geology/Paleontology; Science, Math and Engineering Unit Director
Address:
Dwyer Hall 219, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

Angela A Clayton, M.S.

Department:
Lake Campus Science & Mathematics
Title:
Lecturer, Integrated Science
Address:
Dwyer Hall 230H, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

John Dinsmore, Jr., Ph.D.

Department:
Marketing
Title:
Professor
Address:
Rike Hall, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Travis E. Doom, PH.D.

Department:
Computer Science
Title:
Professor and Associate Dean
Address:
Russ Engineering Center 405F, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Kathy Engisch, PhD

Department:
College of Science & Math Admin
Title:
Associate Professor
Address:
NCBP 251 NEC 2682., 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Megan Lynn Faragher, Ph.D.

Department:
Lake Campus Liberal Arts
Title:
Associate Professor
Address:
Dwyer Hall 249, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

December Green, Ph.D.

Department:
Sch of Social Sci's & Int'l Studies
Title:
Associate Dean College of Liberal Arts
Address:
Millett Hall 174, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Lynn K Hartzler, Ph.D.

Department:
Biological Sciences
Title:
Associate Professor and Chair
Address:
Biological Sciences Bldg 235 C, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Barry Milligan, Ph.D.

Department:
Sch of Humanities & Cult. Studies
Title:
Professor
Address:
Millett 475, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Gretchen M. Rentz, M.B.A.

Department:
Lake Campus Admin
Title:
Director of Student Affairs Lake Campus
Address:
Dwyer Hall 106, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

Mike Saville, Ph.D., P.E.

Department:
Electrical Engineering
Title:
Associate Professor and Chair
Address:
Russ Engineering Center 422, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Shu Schiller, Ph.D.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Interim Dean, Graduate School
Address:
Student Union 344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Michelle S. Schultz, Psy.D.

Department:
School of Professional Psychology
Title:
Associate Professor and Chair
Address:
Health Sciences Bldg 117, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Aaron M Skira, Ed.D.

Department:
Institutional Research
Title:
Director Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Address:
University Hall 306, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Amber Todd, Ph.D.

Department:
Medical Education - BSOM
Title:
Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean of Medical Education & Accreditation
Address:
White Hall 290, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Thomas L. Traynor, Ph.D.

Department:
Raj Soin College of Business Admin
Title:
Dean and Professor
Address:
Rike Hall 121, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Nate Tymes, Jr, Ph.D.

Department:
Lake Campus Science & Mathematics
Title:
Lecturer, Statistics/Mathematics
Address:
Dwyer Hall 233, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

David H. Wilson, Ph.D.

Department:
Lake Campus Liberal Arts
Title:
Professor, English; Humanities and Social Sciences Unit Director
Address:
Dwyer Hall 257, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

Yan Zhuang, Ph.D.

Department:
Electrical Engineering
Title:
Professor
Address:
Russ Engineering Center 311, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Co-Curricular Assessment Subcommittee

David A. Bringhurst

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Assistant Dean for Academic Success and Foundation Studies in University College
Address:
Student Success Center 122, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Nick Christian

Department:
College of Science & Math Admin
Title:
Director of Academic Services, COSM
Address:
Oelman Hall 134, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Gina R Keucher, M.Ed.

Department:
Student Activities
Title:
Program Director
Address:
Student Union 019, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Tim Littell, M.S.Ed

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Associate Vice Provost, Student Success
Address:
Student Success Center 126, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Robert A. Rando, Ph.D, ABPP

Department:
Counseling & Wellness Svs Operating
Title:
Associate Dean of Students; Director, Counseling and Wellness
Address:
Student Union 053K, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Mandy Shannon, M.A., MSLS

Department:
Library Public Services
Title:
Associate University Librarian
Address:
PL Dunbar Library 126, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Chris M Taylor, Ph.D.

Department:
VP-Student Affairs
Title:
Dean of Students
Address:
Student Union 224, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Meetings