A sound Program Evaluation System (PES) marshals the data, software, people, and decision-making processes that enable fast, well-informed, and broadly supported program decisions. Several of the largest and most successful participants in higher education now use a Program Evaluation System (PES) to guide their program decisions.
The Ultimate Guide to Data-Informed Academic Program Evaluation
Everything you need to know to evaluate and manage a successful academic program portfolio
An academic program evaluation process is data-informed, transparent, collaborative, and intensive when done correctly. Having a strong analytical foundation and a clear, inclusive process for program evaluation leads to better decisions, strengthens relationships across the campus, and is consistent with the principles of shared governance.
As you go through the process of evaluating your current programs and new opportunities, you will need to decide on the best approach for your institution. You know the consequences poor decisions can create, but how do you do it better?