University Assessment Advisory Committee

The University Assessment Advisory Council (UAAC) is charged with:

  • Evaluating program assessment per the Assurance of Learning (ASL) initiative.
  • Disseminating ASL results.
  • Celebrating milestones and recognizing exemplary assessment practices at WCU.
  • Providing support for institutional accreditation.
  • Providing professional development opportunities.
  • Supporting Assessment Coordinators.

In addition to the Annual ASL Review, UAAC publishes and distributes its annual Exemplary Practices in Assessment document featuring effective assessment practices at WCU and offers multiple brown-bag workshops and seminars on emergent and local assessment issues throughout the academic year.

Committee members are elected from across many organizational units across campus and are available to colleagues for assessment-related assistance. Current committee members include:

UAAC Composition Spring 2022

Committee Member College/School Department/Program
Maria Cabrera CAH Languages & Cultures
Amy Anderson At-Large / CAH English
Cristobal Cardemil-Krause At-Large / CAH Languages & Cultures
Allison Turner (Chair) CBPM Public Policy & Administration
Angie Kline CBPM Public Policy & Administration
Li Lu CBPM Management
Tara Guerriero CESW Special Education
Kerrie Ocasio CESW Graduate Social Work
Sojung Kim CHS Communication Sciences & Disorders
Melissa Reed CHS Kinesiology
Neha Sunger AT-Large / CHS Health
Stevie Grassetti CSM Psychology
Monica Joshi CSM Chemistry
Jocelyn Manigo University College Academic Development Program
Kimberly Reighley Wells School of Music Applied Music
Clayton Garthwait   University Libraries
Katelyn Manwiller At-Large University Libraries
Amanda Thomas   Student Affairs

If you are interested in serving on the UAAC, please feel free to contact your Associate Dean or UAAC Chair, Allison Turner (

UAAC Office Hours

Spring 2024 UAAC / ASL Zoom Office Hours
Mondays, 10:00 -11:00 AM (with the exception of 3/20, 4/17 and 5/1 when the time will be 9:00 – 10:00 AM)
Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Meeting ID: 949 5387 0319
Passcode: 870462