Forum on Institutional Effectiveness

Responsibilities of the Forum

The Forum on Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for the following activities:

  • increase awareness of how assessment is used at Syracuse University to improve teaching/learning and institutional processes
  • provide a collaborative forum to sustain Syracuse University’s student learning outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness initiatives
  • utilize data to facilitate discussions and implement actions that support the academic strategic plan
  • advise the University, its faculty, and administrative leaders on assessment and accreditation activities; such activities include:
    • internal and external reporting
    • standards for establishing student learning outcomes (academic programs) and goals and outcomes/objectives (co-curricular and functional areas) and conducting assessment
    • identification of strengths and limitations of current assessment practices
    • recommendations for resource allocation to enhance the university assessment practices to ensure successful accreditation
  • interpret Middle States accreditation standards and policy

Forum Members

The Forum on Institutional Effectiveness is comprised of members representing the schools, colleges, and divisions directly responsible for the student learning experience at Syracuse University, as well as the Graduate Student Organization and Student Association.

Brian Lonsway
School of Architecture

Daekwon Park
School of Architecture

Scott Erdman
The College of Arts and Sciences

Gerry Greenberg
The College of Arts and Sciences

Kal Alston
School of Education

Riyad Aboutaha
College of Engineering and Computer Science

Gabby Chapman
Graduate School

Eileen Lantier
David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Peggy Takach

Keith Bybee
College of Law

Aliza Milner
College of Law

Alex McKelvie
The Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Lindsay Quilty
The Martin J. Whitman School of Management

Carol Faulkner
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Aileen Gallagher
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Ralph Lorenz
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Andrea Willis
College of Professional Studies

Martha Diede
Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Michael Morrison
Information Technology Services

Seth Ovadia
Office of Institutional Research

Kalpana Srinivas
Student Experience

Petra Hejnova
Syracuse Abroad

Gerald Edmonds
Academic Affairs |Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Fresenai Afeworki
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Laura Harrington
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Melissa Lowry
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Amanda Johnson Sanguiliano
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Trish Oliver Simmons
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Chris Johnson
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Ex Officio