Program Review Checklist
Fall Semester (Semester 1)
__ Members of the program faculty submit program review team recommendations to Dean.
__ Members of the program faculty begin work on self-study.
__ Dean advises program faculty of the final program review team.
__ Program Review Team participation is confirmed.
__ Program review calendar is developed and shared with review team.
Provide a copy of the following documents to the Dean and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness:
__ Completed self-study document,
__ 3 – 5 page executive summary,
__ Any other relevant documents.
__ Academic Dean completes review of self-study documents and notifies program faculty of document status.
Spring Semester (Semester 2)
By January 30
Academic Dean and Chair contact the approved Program Review Team members:
__ Participation confirmed
__ Site visit dates and travel arrangements confirmed
__ Self-study materials distributed
__ Review team members are provided with an orientation to their role and responsibilities.
By March 15
__ Evaluation team receives and reviews program review materials.
__ On-campus visit is completed.
__ Evaluation team evaluates the program.
By April 1
__ Evaluation team completes and submits their report.
__ Report is distributed to program faculty, copy to Academic Dean.
By April 15
__ 2 – 3 page program faculty response to the Evaluation Team Report, submitted to Academic Dean. This must include an ‘action plan’ for any identified learning outcome/assessment/evidence shortcomings.
__ Dean should also receive copies of the Evaluation Team report and the executive summary, if not already delivered.
By May 1
__ Dean’s 1 – 2 page response is prepared and forwarded to the Program Faculty
Submit copies of all documents - visiting team report, faculty response, dean response - to
Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
By August 1
Following documents are forwarded to the Office of Academic Affairs:
__ 3 – 5 page executive summary of the self-study
__ Program Review Evaluation Team Report
__ Program Faculty response
__ Dean’s response
Fall Semester, following year (Semester 3)
By September 30
Program Review Standing Committee meets:
__ Brief overview from program faculty on findings,
__ Standing committee presents questions,
__ Makes recommendation to accept, or accept with modifications.
By October 30
Institutional response is written:
__ Provost identifies the need for any interim reports and indicates the anticipated date of the next program review.
__ Institutional response is forwarded to Program Faculty and Academic Dean
By November 30
__ Provost completes a summary document (inclusive of all completed program reviews and institutional responses) which is sent to WSU Board of Trustees.
By December 15
__ Provost completes a summary document (inclusive of all completed program reviews and institutional responses) which is sent to the Utah Board of Regents.