1. Implement Quality through Assessment: the Penn College Plan and Process:
    • Facilitate administrative review process and produce final draft.
    • Initiate General Education subcommittee.
    • Identify academic-year assessment projects with timelines.
    • Develop and present information sessions for faculty and Student Affairs staff.
    • Gather results and publish report at year's end.
    • Gain basic familiarity with assessment software.
  2. Continue work on self-study four standards:
    • Identify/Collect data for supporting each standard.
    • Collect potential appendices/exhibits for each standard.
    • Engage other self-study groups to accommodate intersecting topics (e.g., planning and resource allocation as affecting/affected by assessment).
    • Develop information to be shared during January 2011 faculty/staff sessions.
    • Develop recommendations.
  3. Clarify/Codify Assessment, Research, & Planning Office-QTA Committee integration
  4. Review NSSE 2010:
    • Review the report, with attention to significant changes from 2006 and 2008 versions and key strengths/weaknesses.
    • Prepare public website summary.
  5. Continue identification of professional development activity:
    • Add Best Practices to website and portal.
    • Schedule Rubrics II and Rapid Response sessions .
    • Develop "how to" sessions for faculty/staff involved in assessment projects.
    • Gather/provide start-up packet to orient General Education Assessment subcommittee.
    • Identify external opportunities to gain assessment skills/knowledge.