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Program Review

Program Review on CurricUNET

Welcome to the Program Review Committee.

Scope & Functions


The Committee reviews all existing instructional, student and instructional support, and administrative services programs to document and ensure that all programs are engaged in ongoing self-evaluation and assessment to maintain and enhance their quality, vitality and responsiveness. The committee also collects and disseminates annual program reports that provide specific information used for planning.


  1. Recognizes strengths and achievements of programs.

  2. Works with both the Curriculum and Institutional Effectiveness Committees to encourage development and assessment of robust outcomes and assessment plans.

  3. Provides thoughtful feedback to enhance program goals and planning based on evaluation/data.

  4. Identifies the areas in need of internal and external support.

  5. Informs the campus-wide decision-making process.

  6. Identifies overarching trends to inform the annual update of the Master Plan.

  7. Evaluates, modifies, and updates the process for program review.


Membership: Faculty and Administrators (2:1)

Chair, Vicki Drake

Vice-Chair, Erica LeBlanc


  • Chris Badger

  • Sharon Jaffe

  • Sandra Rowe

  • Carol Womack

  • Stephanie Amerian

  • Vanessa VanWormer

  • Hao Jo

Interested Parties

  • Gibson Chris

  • Fran Chandler

  • Guido Davis Del Piccolo

  • Ron Furuyama


  • Laurie McQuay Peninger

  • Katharine Muller


TimeSelected Tuesdays, 3 to 5 pm

Location: Library 275 

Meeting Schedule

Agenda ​for October 18, 2016 PRC meeting



Documents & Links

Program Review Annual Report to DPAC: Spring 2015 to Fall 2015

Six-Year Program Reviews

Annual Program Reviews


Past Schedules

Executive Summaries

Program Reviews