Roles & Responsibilities

The site visit team is charged with the following responsibilities:

  1. Review of the content of the program to ensure that it is consistent with high standards and practices within the discipline.
  2. Engage with faculty, staff, and students associated with the program in order to develop an understanding of the program’s day-to-day functioning.
  3. Review resources (faculty, facilities and selected budgets, such as travel budgets) to ensure that they are consistent with supporting a quality program.
  4. Identify strengths and weaknesses of the program.
  5. Note any concerns or recommendations about the rates of recruitment of new students, placement of graduates and sensitivity to community and professional needs.
  6. Review sufficiency of the evidence of student learning.
  7. The individual identified as the site visit team chair will compile the identified strengths and weaknesses and resulting recommendations and/or commendations into a final report that should be submitted to the program chair within three weeks of the visit.

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