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
    • setting standards for establishing student learning and success outcomes and conducting assessment across the University’s programs/units
    • 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.

Julie Larsen
School of Architecture

Kyle Miller
School of Architecture

Daekwon Park
School of Architecture

Scott Erdman
The College of Arts and Sciences

Gerry Greenberg
The College of Arts and Sciences

Jing Lei
School of Education

Michelle Blum
College of Engineering and Computer Science

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

Keonte Coleman
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Martha Sutter
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Andrea Willis
College of Professional Studies

Kennia Delafe
Graduate Student Representative

Margaret Usdansky
Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Gabby Chapman
Graduate School

Michael Morrison
Information Technology Services

Seth Ovadia
Office of Institutional Research

Kalpana Srinivas
Student Outreach and Retention

Petra Hejnova
Syracuse Abroad

Jerry 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 Simmons
Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Chris Johnson
Academic Affairs