SLS Assessment Working Group

Purpose: The Serve-Learn-Sustain Assessment Working Group advises SLS on matters relating to the assessment of student learning and programmatic outcomes of the QEP.


  • Discuss, review, and make recommendations on assessment resources, tools, policies, and procedures for the assessment of the QEP
  • Share and discuss current assessment best practices and techniques


Working Group Members


Carol Thurman,  SLS Academic Assessment Manager & Working Group Chair

Meltem Alemdar, Associate Director, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, & Computing (CEISMC)

Cara D. Appel-Silbaugh, Associate Dean of Students, Division of Student Life

Jill Auerbach, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research ECE & Opportunity Research Scholars program

Jason Borenstein, Senior Academic Professional, Public Policy

Elijah Cameron, Director, Assessment and Quantitative Services, College of Computing

Lorraine Phillips, Associate Provost for Academic Effectiveness

Julia M. Sonnenberg-Klein, Academic Program Manager II

Carol S. Sullivan, Faculty Teaching and Learning Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Cassandra Telenko, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering

Brenda A. Woods, Director of Research and Assessment for Student Life

Ellen Zegura, Professor, SLS Co-Executive Director, School of Computer Science