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POLICY #6.39
SUBJECT: Annual Report of Academic Colleges and Schools


I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this Policy is to provide for compiling and submitting Annual Reports of academic Colleges and Schools.


II. REFERENCES

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III. DEFINITIONS

  1. Annual Report: A tool for assessing the effectiveness of Colleges and Schools in an Annual Report of academic activities.

IV. POLICY

  1. Primarily a qualitative summary, an Annual Report should be submitted to the Office of the Provost by September 15 each year, and it might include:
    1. Descriptive information addressing major objectives and progress toward meeting them;
    2. Summary information on unit assessment plans and the results of the implementation of those plans;
    3. Academic programs introduced, deleted, or revised and the impact of those changes;
    4. Significant faculty development activities;
    5. Special recognitions of faculty, staff, students, and alumni accomplishments;
    6. Highlights of ongoing scholarly/creative activities;
    7. Outcomes of significant professional service activities;
    8. Future goals and objectives and how these align with the University’s goals and mission, and how these will be measured;
    9. Challenges and opportunities the College or School may be facing.
  2. Distribution: A PDF copy of the Annual Report must be posted on College/School websites. In addition, a web link to the report must be forwarded to the Office of the Provost by September 15.

V. RELEVANT FORMS/LINKS

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VI. QUESTIONS/RESPONSIBLE OFFICE

The responsible office for this Policy is the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.


VII. POLICY ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT DATES

Date Approved: June 25, 2004

Amended: October 15, 2010; January 13, 2012