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2.0 PROGRAM REVIEW RESPONSIBILITY

2.1 Institutional Structure: All degree granting programs and academic support units in the Division of Academic Affairs must be reviewed. Program review is a shared responsibility of the Division of Academic Affairs, Academic Senate, and the Faculty.

2.2 Degree-granting Programs: Review of degree-granting programs is conducted by the Program Assessment and Review Council of the Academic Senate, the College, and the Division of Academic Affairs. A degree-granting program is defined as an academic program that leads to a baccalaureate, masters, or joint doctoral degree.

2.3 Academic Support Units: Review of academic support units is conducted by the Program Assessment and Review Council of the Academic Senate and the Division of Academic Affairs. An academic support unit is defined as a unit within the Division of Academic Affairs that supports student learning.

The responsibility for program review will be coordinated for the Division of Academic Affairs by the appropriate administrator in the Office of the Provost and the Coordinator of Assessment and Program Review; for the Academic Senate by the Program Assessment and Review Council; and for the colleges by the dean and faculty council of each college.

Programs are defined as granting bachelors, masters, or joint doctoral degrees; units are defined as academic support entities within the Division of Academic Affairs that support student learning.

 

Section 5: Academic Program Review
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