Stephen F. Austin State University

Student Learning and Transformative Experiences Committee

Student Learning and Transformative Experiences Committee


The University Affairs Student Learning and Transformative Experiences Committee serves as an advisory group to the Vice President for University Affairs on matters relating to the assessment of student learning and programmatic outcomes in the Division of University Affairs. Specifically, the committee will: Provide leadership and support to assessment initiatives that complement department assessment efforts and measures identified divisional outcomes. Annually review the divisional assessment processes to improve and strengthen the departments' capabilities to undertake assessment. Facilitate sharing of assessment strategies and ways to improve student learning in departments and programs within University Affairs. Review department annual assessment plans and reports and provide feedback to departments to enable continued improvement in the undertaking of quality assessment. Serve as a resource to departments as they conduct assessments and annual reports (workshops, assessment tools, etc.).

Committee Membership

The Student Learning and Transformative Experiences Committee members serve as internal resources for their department/office on assessment and provide leadership to the division in the area of assessment.


Dr. Hollie Smith (chair), Student Affairs Programs

Dr. Adam Peck, Student Affairs

Vacant, Multicultural Affairs

Amy Roquemore, Student Publications and Divisional Media

Nick Stallworth, Student Services

Jamal Smith, Orientation

Lacey Folsom, Student Engagement

Lissy Turner, Title IX

Vacant, Residence Life

John Fontenot, Veterans Resource Center

Ben Telesca, Campus Recreation

Goals of the Committee

Establish a standard and consistent assessment across the Division within programs and services; Facilitate the development and assessment of learning outcomes for programs; Assess how students are benefiting and learning from programs and services; Provide information for planning and decision-making; Develop quality assurance measures for programs and services.

Assessment Help

If you'd like help in any area of your assessment, contact one of our assessment consultants. The purpose of assessment consultants are to provide information and resources to all departments and programs within the Division of University Affairs.

Dr. Adam Peck

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Hollie Smith

Ken Morton

Annual Assessment Report

Beyond the Classroom Report 2017-18

Beyond the Classroom Report 2016-17

Beyond the Classroom Report 2015-16

Beyond the Classroom Report 2014-15

Beyond the Classroom Report 2013-14

Beyond the Classroom Report 2012-13

Beyond the Classroom Report 2011-12

Beyond the Classroom Report 2010-11

Beyond the Classroom Report 2009-10

Beyond the Classroom Report 2008-09

Assessment Resources

SFA Assessment Resource Page

Assessment Three Year Planning Worksheet

Learning Outcomes Development Worksheet

Rubrics and other Tools

AAC&U Value Rubrics

Texas A&M Student Leader Learning Outcomes

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Related Policies

(2.3) Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness