Hi Mary --
Can you PLEASE send the SACS compliance representatives to PLEASE PLEASE
PLEASE not "respond to all". I get more than 150 e-mails a day, and really
do not need the additional spam.
From you, with information....I do not mind. It is the faculty responses
that are really out of hand!
On 10/6/14 2:58 PM, "Albrecht, Mary Lewnes" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Really hate answering to the list serve and clogging in boxes, but figure more
> than Suzanne has this question: "I'm not sure what I'm supposed to be checking
> What we want people to check: since we rolled over specific fields of
> information form 2013-2014 into 2014-2015, did it roll-over correctly? It
> should be the same as for 2013-2014.
> What the roll-over does, is move the actual text in specific fields (as listed
> in the original email) for outcomes and assessment methods from one year to
> the next so you don't have to reenter that information. Any attachments should
> have also rolled over (attachments that you may have provided that relate to
> the assessment methods). The roll-over is done so you don't have to reenter
> all of this information and reattach the files.
> For the 2014-2015 year, you will enter the new assessment results and discuss
> actions you took that relate to the findings from last year. Basically, you'll
> be updating the progress made based on your findings and any new findings. You
> may need to remove some files if you revised the assessment methods (i.e., new
> rubrics, new surveys). At this point in time, don't worry about college
> approvals from 2013-2014 or for 2014-2015 (no approvals for 2014-2015 will
> happen for some time yet!).
> I realize that for some this is a new process; for others, it's old hat. So
> please forgive the excessive emails these few days as we all learn how the
> system works when we make a transition from one year to the next.
> Mary Lewnes Albrecht, PhD
> Associate Vice Provost
> [log in to unmask]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: UT Assessment [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wright,
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2014 2:38 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Compliance Assist Roll-Over Completed
> Hi Mary,
> I feel like I am probably being somewhat stupid, but I'm not sure what I'm
> supposed to be checking for. When I look at the material I input last
> semester for Asian Studies, it doesn't appear that it was ever approved by the
> College. Am I looking in the wrong place?
> Dr. Suzanne E. Wright
> Associate Professor / Chair, Asian Studies School of Art University of
> 1715 Volunteer Blvd.
> Art & Architecture 416
> Knoxville, TN 37996
> From: UT Assessment [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Albrecht, Mary
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2014 10:40 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Compliance Assist Roll-Over Completed
> Dear Colleagues -
> Our partners at Compliance Assist completed the roll-over from 2013-2014 to
> 2014-2015 for us this past Friday. PLEASE review your programs to make sure
> the roll over went well. As far as I could tell, it appears that it has.
> Also, we did some housekeeping by revising some of the unit names and made a
> few other corrections to the organizational list:
> 1. Revised department names in the College of Business Administration and
> structure now reflects the reorganization of the graduate programs.
> 2. Moved Comparative and Experimental Medicine from the College of Veterinary
> Medicine and into Intercollegiate programs per their request.
> 3. Archived the three graduate programs that were closed (Aviation
> Systems-MS; Land Surveying and Computational Fluid Dynamics graduate
> 4. Corrected spelling errors, names of programs, and degree abbreviations.
> 5. Added three graduate certificates (Radiochemistry, Food Safety, and Fire
> Protection Engineering) to the appropriate departments.
> The fields that were rolled over were in the Academic Assessment Plan were:
> Program/ Major Learner Outcome
> 1. Academic major
> 2. Person completing report
> 3. Assessment team members
> 4. Learner outcome number
> 5. Learner Outcome
> 6. Description
> 7. Direct assessment method(s)
> 8. Direct assessment methods description and attachments
> 9. Indirect assessment method(s)
> 10. Indirect assessment method(s) description and attachments
> Program Closure in Process
> All fields in data type for any programs not archived (closed)
> If you see anything amiss, please let me know only if it something that you
> cannot access to edit.
> Mary Lewnes Albrecht, PhD
> Associate Vice Provost for Accreditation University of Tennessee Office of the
> 527 Andy Holt Tower
> Knoxville, TN 37996-0152
> Phone: 865-974-7074
> Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Web: http://plantsciences.utk.edu/albrecht.htm
> "Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education
> .... The human mind is our fundamental resource." John F. Kennedy
Dr. Linda C. Kah
Kenneth R. Walker Professor
Associate Professor, Carbonate Sedimentology & Geochemistry
University of Tennessee
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
1412 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Departmental Web Page: http://eps.utk.edu/faculty/kah.php