APSC Subcommittee Responsibilities

Subcommittee on Writing
a. Advises Writing Program Director on various aspects of the writing program
b. Reviews the director's assessment reports twice a year prior to submission to APSC

The Service Learning Subcommittee

a. Reviews and comments on faculty applications to the annual Service-Learning/Community-Based Research Summer Study Group (optional for APSC liaisons who do not have prior SL/CBR experience)
b. Advises Assistant Provost Shalom Staub on matters relating to SL/CBR as needed
c. The Subcommittee is generallyable to accomplish these functionsvia email correspondence

Global Education Advisory Committee
a. Advises the Director of the Center for Global Study & Engagement on all aspects of global education programming
b. Meets three times per semester

Library
a. To serve in an advisory capacity to library administration
b. Provide guidance on topics such as the library's annual budget allocation; inform library planning with faculty perspectives; and serve as advocate for library initiatives
c. Meets monthly, with library director and, as appropriate for topics to be considered, other library administrators

Trout Gallery
a. Advises the Gallery on all aspects of its operations
b. Decision-making body for acquisitions and collections

Learning Outcomes Working Group
a. Coordinate the multiple activities (departments, divisions, Writing Program, the Center for Global Study & Engagement, the Center for Sustainability Education, etc.) in assessment of student learning, ensuring a flexible, consistent, and sustainable approach,
b. Communicate the College's philosophy of assessment to the Dickinson community,
c. Oversee professional development activities for faculty and staff regarding assessment including consultants, workshops, and study groups,
d. Review findings for deliberation and needed actions; this to include an annual assessment summary, and
e. Share findings and resultant changes with the broader College community.

Membership on the Working Group includes:
Provost, co-chair
Associate Provost for Personnel and Assessment, co-chair
Associate Provost for Curriculum
Director of the Writing Program
Director of Institutional Research
Director of Library Services
(Student Development representative)
3 faculty volunteers (one from each division) (There is no requirement that one of these faculty members be a current member of APSC)
2 student volunteers