Saint Louis University ensures that all academic programs undergo periodic review to ensure continuous quality improvement, including those that are reviewed through an external accreditation process.
Thorough, systematic review of academic programs demonstrates that they are in alignment with University mission and strategic initiatives, and identifies program strengths and appropriate resource allocation. The program review process should be congruent with established academic unit and university assessment efforts, and should support long-term academic unit planning and strategic initiatives.
Academic program review is a process through which faculty, staff and administrators collaborate to promote academic excellence, viability and accountability through:
The outcomes of program reviews should greatly inform strategic planning — and resource allocation and re-allocation — at the program, academic unit and University levels.
Below are the names and positions of the members of the Program Review Council.
|Name||Position||Current term (ends June 30)|
|Rob Wood, Ph.D.||Associate Provost||Ongoing|
|Stacey Harrington, J.D.||Assistant Provost||Ongoing|
|Kathleen Thatcher||Assessment Coordinator||Ongoing|
|Susan Spencer||Associate Professor of Biology||2018|
|Terry Tomazic||Professor of Sociology and Anthropology||2019|
|Christine Werner||Professor of Physician Assistant Education||2020|
|Anthony Breitbach||Associate Professor of Physical Therapy||2020|
|Ruben Rosario-Rodriguez||Associate Professor of Theological Studies||2020|
|Helen Lach||Professor of Nursing||2020|