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The Baruch College Faculty Handbook

Joint Committee on Student Evaluation of Courses and Teaching

Last updated on September 18, 2013

Article VII, Section 4 of the Bylaws of the General Faculty reads as follows:

     Section 4 – Joint Committee on Student Evaluation of Courses and Teaching


This Committee shall have responsibility for developing, reviewing and assisting in the conduct of the College program of systematic student evaluation of courses and teaching in accordance with the policies and regulations of the Board of Trustees.  This Committee shall consist of fourteen voting members:  a) three faculty members selected by the Faculty Senate; b) four undergraduate students elected by the respective student governments; c) two graduate students elected by the Graduate Student Assembly; d) the Vice President for Academic Affairs or designee; e) the full Deans of the several Schools or designees; and f) the Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Students or designee.

The Committee shall elect its own chair from among its members.  The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs shall coordinate the meetings.  The Committee shall submit a written report to the General Faculty at least once a year.

The Committee shall evaluate the validity and reliability of the student evaluation document and its uses.  It shall report its findings in detail to the General Faculty at least once every five years.


Members Fall 2013


Edward Adams (non-voting)

Micheline Blum-SPA

Axelle Bougouma-UG

John Choonoo (non-voting)

Chrystle Greene-GS

Gary Hentzi-WSAS Dean’s Rep

Jerry Mitchell-SPA Dean’s Rep

Prerak Paul-UG

Denyse Ramkaran-Testing Office (non-voting)

Samyuktha Shivraj-UG

Dennis Slavin-Provost’s Rep., Chair

Annie Sourbis-UG

Lawrence Tatum-ZSB

Patrica Vendikos-GS

Ashok Vora-ZSB (non-voting)

Stanley Wine-ZSB

Phyllis Zadra-ZSB Dean's Rep


For the committee's proposed changes (as of January 2013) to Baruch College's current evaluation instrument and procedures, as well as related documents, please visit:


Meetings for Spring 2013

January 14, 2:00 PM, NVC 8-210  

April 23, 3:00 PM, NVC 8-210

Meetings for Fall 2012

October 5, 10:00 AM, NVC 8-213  

 PowerPoint presentation by Prerak PaulStudent Evaluation Survey Findings      


Meetings for Fall 2011

September 22, 10:30 AM, NVC 8-210                                               

agenda .  minutes

October 12, 10:30 AM, NVC 8-210

presentation by Jerry Mirotznik, Associate Provost for Faculty and Administration, Brooklyn College For a copy of the accompanying handout, click here.

October 19, 10:30 AM, NVC 8-210


Meetings for Spring 2011

March 8, 4:15 PM, NVC 8-210                                               

The committee was divided into 3 subcommittees which met in April 2011.






Student Evaluation Survey Timeline

  • the survey is administered December 2011-January 2012.
  • qualitative data is analyzed between June and August 2012.
  • the survey is readministered to the student population through the registrar's office October 17-29, 2012.