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Driving a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Below are several documents provided in order to help units navigate the Program Review process. Documents have been created to provide a general overview of the Program Review Process as well as guidelines and examples to assist units at various stages of the process. 


General Guides

This table provides general guides related to Program Review.
Procedures Guide
  • A more in-depth history of Program Review and its processes.
  • Are you interested in how Northwestern conducts
    Program Review? Read our Procedures Guide here.                                                         
Program Review Council Guide
  • A useful resource guide for the Program Review Council.
  • Are you a new member of the Program Review Council? Read the Program Review Council Guide here.
External and Internal Reviewer Guide
  • A useful resource guide for external and internal reviewers visiting Northwestern for Program Review. 
  • Have you been invited to serve as an external or internal reviewer in the Program Review process? Read the External and Internal Reviewer Guide here.                                                             


Additional Resources

This table provides additional resources related to Program Review.
Academic Key Issues and Self-Study Guidance
Academic Data Profile Example
  • An example detailing an academic unit's data profile, which
    is developed in coordination with the Office of Administration and Planning. 
  • Review an Academic Data Profile Example here.                                   
Administrative Key Issues and Self-Study Guidance
Administrative Data Profile Guidelines
Administrative Data Profile Example