QEP Committees

QEP Oversight Committee                  QEP Steering Committee

Writing Subcommittee                      Internships Subcommittee

Service-Learning (S-L) Subcommittee

Research, Creative and Scholarly Work (RSCW) Subcommittee

Assessment Subcommittee


QEP Oversight Committee  

Members:
Dr. Paula Dehn, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chair
Ms. Cindra Stiff, Vice President of Finance
Dr. Christine Salmon, QEP Director of Engagement
Mr. Joey Connelly, QEP Director of Writing
Ms. Jenna Brashear, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research

Responsibility:
To ensure the academic, budgetary, and assessment activities associated with the QEP are successfully implemented. They will meet quarterly to ensure QEP activities are progressing.

QEP Steering Committee

Members:
Dr. Christine Salmon, QEP Director of Engagement, Chair
Mr. Joey Connelly, QEP Director of Writing
Ms. Jenna Brashear, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
Ms. Deborah Russell, Information Librarian
Dr. Rebecca Francis, Associate Dean of the College and Director of Online Education
Mr. Jay Helmer, QEP Assessment Coordinator
Dr. Kyle Watson, Chemistry
Dr. Shane Armstrong, Dean of Student Success

Responsibility:
To direct and implement the QEP. The committee will review QEP activities and plans and approve any changes to the plan, if necessary. The Steering Committee also will oversee the development of academic resources for the QEP. It will help the Co-Directors design and implement the faculty development workshops to train faculty in best practices for writing and engagement activities. It will guide and provide support for the faculty development activities.

Writing Subcommittee

Members:
Mr. Joey Connelly, QEP Director of Writing
Dr. Suzanne Rose, English
Ms. Tamara Coy, English
Ms. Ashley Gendek, English
Ms. Molly Gross, English

Responsibility:
Responsible for the creation and/or modification of forms to be used by students registering for engagement activities, presenting forms and/or rubrics to the Steering Committee for approval, and assisting in the training of faculty so they may appropriately implement and assess the writing and engagement activities, and will be involved in checking writing and WE-Experience evaluations prior to using the data for assessment.

Internships Subcommittee

Members:
Dr. Randall Vogt, Communications, chair
Dr. Scot Payne, Biology
Ms. Heather Logsdon, Art/Graphic Design
Dr. Eric Schmidt, Political Science

 

Responsibility:
Responsible for the creation and/or modification of forms to be used by students registering for engagement activities, presenting forms and/or rubrics to the Steering Committee for approval, and assisting in the training of faculty so they may appropriately implement and assess the writing and engagement activities, and will be involved in checking writing and WE-Experience evaluations prior to using the data for assessment.

Service-Learning (S-L) Subcommittee

Members:
Mr. Jay Helmer, QEP Assessment Coordinator
Dr. Ken Ayers, Criminal Justice
Mr. Brett Davis, Exercise Science
Dr. Shane Armstrong, Dean of Student Success

Responsibility:
Responsible for the creation and/or modification of forms to be used by students registering for engagement activities, presenting forms and/or rubrics to the Steering Committee for approval, and assisting in the training of faculty so they may appropriately implement and assess the writing and engagement activities, and will be involved in checking writing and WE-Experience evaluations prior to using the data for assessment.

Research, Creative and Scholarly Work (RSCW) Subcommittee

Members:
Dr. Kyle Watson, Chemistry
Dr. Shannon Finerty, Zoology
Dr. Justin Trulen, Mathematics
Dr. Mason Horrell, History
Dr. Angela Mackey, Psychology
Dr. Lisa Clark, Music
Ms. Tamara Coy, English

Responsibility:
Responsible for the creation and/or modification of forms to be used by students registering for engagement activities, presenting forms and/or rubrics to the Steering Committee for approval, and assisting in the training of faculty so they may appropriately implement and assess the writing and engagement activities, and will be involved in checking writing and WE-Experience evaluations prior to using the data for assessment.

Assessment Subcommittee

Members:
Ms. Jenna Brashear, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
Mr. Joey Connelly, QEP Director of Writing
Mr. Jay Helmer, QEP Assessment Coordinator
Dr. Kyle, Besing, Mathematics

Responsibility:
This committee will oversee the analysis of assessment data for the QEP. The committee will be chaired by the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research. This committee has been involved in the development of the initial metrics, assessment tools, and targets for the QEP. It will recommend additional assessment tools, approve any additional rubrics for use in assessment, and analyze the resulting data. It will develop action plans for improvement based on the data and present them to the Steering Committee for approval.