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Committee: Student Learning and Assessment


12-15 members with representation from each college and the graduate college to include college Student Learning Coordinators. In addition, the committee should include one student appointed by the Northeastern Student Government Association, the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness (ex-officio) and a representative from Student Affairs. The committee chair is appointed by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.


This committee monitors the four-level assessment program at Northeastern State University and makes recommendations for changes in the assessment program. This committee is also involved in sharing results of assessment on campus and developing action plans to use assessment results for the improvement of education at NSU. The committee will serve as a resource to academic units regarding assessment activities and the Lumina Degree Quality Profile work. This committee reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.


The committee typically meets twice per semester or more frequently if required. Minutes are sent to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Dr. Cari Keller, Chair
Dean, Graduate College

Dr. Justin Halpern
CBT Student Learning Coordinator

Dr. Cheryl Van Den Handel
CLA Faculty Representative

Dr. James Hicks 
GWCSHP Student Learning Coordinator

Mr. Richard Hoenes
Institutional Effectiveness

Dr. Maureen Johnson
CLA Student Learning Coordinator

Dr. Stephanie Jones
CBT Faculty Representative

Dr. MooSong Kim
COE Student Learning Coordinator

Dr. Kelly Jo Larsen
Student Affairs Representative

Dr. Alan McKee
Optometry Student Learning Coordinator

Karrine Ortiz
Grad. Student Representative

Dr. Kimberly Phillips
COE Faculty Representative

Melinda Polly
Grad. Student Representative

Dr. Julie Sawyer, ex officio
Exec. Director, Institutional Effectiveness

Mr. Jerol Skinner
Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

Mx. Karl Siewert

Dr. Jamie Thomas 
GWCSHP Faculty Representative

Meg Thompson
NSGA Representative