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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning - George Mason University


Mason Academic Assessment Council


The Mason Academic Assessment Council (MAAC) is a university-wide committee dedicated to advancing systematic and best assessment practices. Led by, and working with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning (OIEP), council members promote and support effective assessment of academic programs and administrative units.


Cognizant of the need for program flexibility, the MAAC will



Appointed by leadership from within each academic college or school, the university library, and the honors college, member responsibilities include acting as ambassadors to the larger university, providing purpose and instruction as to the critical nature of assessment. MAAC is chaired by the Assistant Provost of OIEP whose responsibilities include annual assessment of programmatic student learning outcomes, administrative assessment and academic program review.

Current Members
Antonin Scalia Law School Annamaria Nields
College of Education and Human Development Adrienne Sullivan
College of Health and Human Services Bob Weiler
College of Humanities and Social Sciences Lisa Breglia and John Riskind
College of ScienceĀ  Jennifer Bazaz Gettys
College of Visual and Performing Arts Lisa Kahn
Honors College John Woolsey
Schar School of Policy and Governmen Thys Van Schaik
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Julie Shedd
School of Integrative Studies Misty Krell
Volgenau School of Engineering David Binning
OIEP Gesele Durham, Shannon Nix and Karen Manley
Faculty Senate Shannon Davis
Stearns Center Ying-Ying Kuo
Undergraduate Education Stephanie Foster
Graduate Education Pallavi Gullo
Accreditation Matt Smith
University Libraries Ashley Blinstrub
University Life Elysia Lash