Co-Curricular & Support Unit Assessment Committee


The Co-Curricular & Support Unit Assessment Committee will provide oversight, identify needs, develop recommendations and policies regarding institution-wide assessment of co-curricular and support units in order to strengthen the university and enhance its accountability. It will also recommend changes in co-curricular and support unit assessment processes; review the usefulness of co-curricular and support unit assessment strategies, reporting strategies and feedback processes; and ensure that assessment data are used to inform decision-making at all levels. The committee will support, fully or in part, faculty and staff initiatives related to the improvement of co-curricular and support unit assessment programs. The committee will maintain close communications with the office of the president, the office of the provost, the UCA Core Council, and other appropriate committees, administrative bodies, and university units.


  1. Review individual programs’ assessment plans and processes and recommend ways for improvement.
  2. Advise faculty, staff, departments, units, and programs on assessment procedures and methods.
  3. Review and implement policies for reporting assessment data.
  4. Development and implement policies for dissemination of assessment data.

Annual Report and Presentation: A written report shall be provided to the Provost by April 15 of each year.  This report should summarize the body’s activities during the prior year, provide appropriate statistics and data, and outline planning for the following year.  The report should be approved by the membership of the committee.


  1. The director of assessment who serves as the chair.
  2. One representative appointed by the Vice President of Student Services and Institutional Diversity to represent diversity.
  3. Eight representatives, one from each of the seven divisions and one permanent position for diversity, as appointed by the Vice-President/Division Head of each respective division.  Each representative will serve staggered three-year terms.
  4. One undergraduate student appointed by the SGA for a one-year term
  5. A graduate student appointed by the dean of the graduate school for a one-year term.


Brandon Combs, ChairAcademic AffairsPermanentDirector of Assessment
Darshon AndersonInstitutional DiversityPermanentDirector of Diversity Assessment Initiatives
Phillip BaileyAcademic Affairs2018Vice-President Appointee
TBDAdvancement2019Vice-President Appointee
Natalie ShockAthletics2018Vice-President Appointee
Drew CourtwayFinance & Administration2018Vice-President Appointee
Judy KinnisonInformation Systems & Technology2018Vice-President Appointee
John Fincher (Mathilda Hatfield)Student Services2019Vice-President Appointee
TBDUniversity Relations2019Vice-President Appointee
Undergraduate StudentSGA2018SGA Appointment
Graduate StudentGraduate School2018Graduate Dean Appointment


Monthly during the academic year.

Reports to


Committee Files

Meeting DateAgendaMinutesAttachments
09.07.2017AgendaMinutesCCSU Assessment Plan Template