Awards program showcases assessment efforts

contact: Jeanne Baron
| WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The University Assessment Steering Committee is accepting applications by Monday, March 14, for its annual Assessment Excellence Individual and Unit awards.

The awards program recognizes and showcases outstanding efforts in the area of assessment at Western Michigan University. Recipients will be honored for engaging in assessment activities that have led to verifiable improvements in academic or other programs.

The individual award, which includes a cash prize, is open to WMU employees who have made a significant contribution in the area of assessment of student learning.

The unit award, which includes a commemorative plaque, is open to WMU academic departments and student support units.

Recipients of both awards will be announced and recognized at the annual Assessment in Action Conference Friday, April 8.

For more information including guidelines and other application details, visit and click the Grants and Awards link, or contact David Reinhold at or (269) 387-4564.

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