The Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department went through a self-study and review process during the 2010-11 academic year. This page serves as a clearinghouse for this review and provides copies of the self-study, the review team's final report, a response to the final report, as well as concluding thoughts from the vice-president for student affairs.
Questions regarding the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations departmental review may be directed to:
Student Activities and Campus Center Operations Department Self-Study
The self-study for the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department can be found HERE.
Review Team's Final Report
In the spring of 2011, a review team consisting of the following members conducted a thorough review of the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department:
- Cyril Afeku '13, Student-at-Large Representative
- Chris Bair '97, Facilities Management Environmental & Safety Coordinator
- Erin Hurley, Associate Professor & Head Swimming Coach
- Courtney Sheehan '11, SGA Representative
- Rebecca Stuhr, Associate Professor & Collection Development and Preservation Librarian
- Val Vetter, Coordinator of Peace Studies
- Sentwali Bakari, Dean of Students, Drake University
- Jim Hoppe, Dean of Students, Macalester College
The review was conducted April 24‐26, 2011. On Sunday evening, the review team met briefly with Vice-President for Student Affairs W. Houston Dougharty, Travis Greene, and Michael Sims; on Monday the team met with faculty, staff, and students involved with Student Activities and Student Conduct; Tuesday morning the team had individual follow‐up sessions with Michael Sims, Travis Greene, and W. Houston Dougharty.
For the Student Activities and Campus Center Operations department, the charge of the review team was to examine the effectiveness and efficiency of the facilities and services for Grinnell students, staff, faculty, and members of the greater Grinnell community.
A copy of the review team's final report - including observations, commendations, and recommendations - can be found HERE.
Response to Review Team's Final Report
Once the review team's final report was submitted to W. Houston Dougharty, Vice-President for Student Affairs, the report was sent sent to department/program heads (Michael Sims - for Student Activities and Campus Center Operations; Travis Greene - for Student Conduct) for review and comment.
A copy of the response to the review team's report, submitted by Director of Student Activities and Campus Center Operations Michael Sims, can be found HERE.
Final Thoughts from the Vice-President for Student Affairs
This report summarizes what steps will occur during the 2011-12 academic year as a result of the recommendations made by the review team.