Planning, Assessment, Research and Quality

News and Announcements

Fall 2014 Engagement Sessions - SAVE THE DATE

The 2014 Fall Engagement Sessions will be held on August 25, 2014! We encourage all faculty and staff to attend the sessions. More information will be provided in the months leading up to this campus wide event. Save the Date flyer.

Planning, Assessment, Research and Quality Annual Report for 2013-2014

The Office of Planning, Assessment, Research and Quality Annual Report for 2013-2014 is posted online.

Student Jobs Program 

Thank you for all your submissions! We had a record 75 proposals submitted which the Chancellor approved 43 proposals, totaling 110 positions.  The funded positions included a mix of continuing and new proposals. Thank you all for your continued support of this initiative. For more information please visit the Student Jobs website (intranet log-in required) or contact Jen Mans if you have questions.

Supplemental Compensation Program

The Chancellor has approved the recommendations from the Supplemental Compensation Program Funding Options Committee and a $500,000 base-funded supplemental compensation program will be implemented on July 1, 2014.  Additional information can be found online (intranet log-in required).

ETS Proficiency Profile

 This month ARC will be administering the ETS Proficiency Profile to a small sample of seniors in classes in all four colleges. About 200 incoming freshmen take the same test in Fall semester. Results of these assessments help UW-Stout leaders gauge how students are performing in four core skill areas: critical thinking, reading, writing and mathematics.

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New Policy #14-75 (Classroom Scheduling Policy)

The new policy Classroom Scheduling: #14-75 has been approved.  This policy went through the full review process, which included review by the Chancellor, Cabinet, Faculty Senate, Senate of Academic Staff, policy review group, campus policy committee and policy owner.  This new policy addresses classroom space utilization on campus, and presents a standard for the efficient and effective scheduling and assigning of classrooms.

2014-15 University Action Plans

All 2014-15 university action plans have been approved and are available online.  Each plan includes 3-5 high level initiatives that will be implemented during 2014-15 and monitored as part of the strategic planning process.  Each plan was developed using a participatory process that was led by an action plan leader.  The plans and action plan leaders are as follows: Academic Plan (Glendali Rodriguez), ASA Targeted Projects (Jackie Weissenburger), ASLS focused initiatives (Phil Lyons), Capital Plan (Shirley Klebesadel), Campus Sustainability Plan (Sarah Rykal), High Risk Drinking Prevention Plan (Joan Thomas), Inclusive Excellence Plan (Meridith Drzakowski and Jackie Weissenburger), Information Technology Plan (Doug Wahl), Marketing Plan (Amy Luethmers), University Training and Development Plan (Cally Henderson).

Contact Information

Office of Planning, Assessment, Research and Quality
124 Bowman Hall
802 S Broadway St
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715/232-5308