Undergraduate Program Review Committee

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Committee Membership

Seven-member Committee: one librarian, one faculty member elected by each of the five colleges/schools with undergraduate degrees, and one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members.


7 faculty representatives

Mithu Bhattacharya, Business Administration, College of Business Administration (term expires 3/2015)

Judith Hetsler-Parr, Health Imformation Managment, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2015)

Jiawen Wang, Education, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 3/ 2015)

Mohan Krishnan, Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering & Science (term expires 3/2016)

Jill Spreitzer, Reference Department, McNichols Campus Library (term expires 3/2016)

TBA, School of Architecture (term expires 3/2016)

Julia Eisenstein, Reference Department, McNichols Campus Library (term expires 3/2015) (MFA)

2013-14 Charge

  • Provide input to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs concerning the Program Review Process.
  • Assess the revised Program Review templates for effectiveness and efficiency and offer recommendations to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs if appropriate. 

Ongoing Responsibilities

  • Review all undergraduate academic programs on a five to seven year cycle; review accredited programs to coincide with the external accreditation cycle scheduled. (Note: cycles may be modified based on out-of-cycle review process set forth in Shared Governance Task Force proposal.) 
  • Keep the university community informed of committee activities by providing summary minutes of meetings and reports to (sharedgovernance(at)udmercy.edu).  Information will be posted to the shared governance website (udmercy.edu/governance).   The secretary of the committee is responsible for these postings and for informing Campus Connections of new postings. If there is no secretary identified for the committee, a member should be selected who is responsible for this task.

Initial Organizational Structure and Tasks

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