Viterbo University is committed to ongoing review of academic programs
to enhance educational effectiveness and student learning through continuous
The purpose of the review process is to ensure that each program
(a) congruent with the mission, vision, and values of
(b) meeting the goals for which it was designed,
(c) current, relevant and viable,
(d) utilizing assessment data for quality improvement,
(e) in possession of adequate resources.
Every academic program is reviewed on a five year cycle, based on a
summary report and evidence provided by the academic program through a
self-study process. There are two distinct program review
committees at the undergraduate and graduate level. Both committees have
representation from diverse programs across campus, as well as the library and
institutional research and assessment. Through ongoing, in-depth study of
all programs by diverse faculty from across campus, Viterbo also benefits
through knowledge-sharing and increased understanding of all programs.