University of Illinois at Chicago
School of Public Health

March 1999 Self-Study Report
Prepared for
The Council on Education for Public Health


Table of Contents

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Criterion I - Mission, Goals and Objectives

1. Mission Statement
2-3. Goals and Objectives
4. Development and Monitoring of Mission, Goals and Objectives
5. Assessment

Criterion II.A - Organizational Setting - External

1. University Setting
2. Organizational Chart
3. The School of Public Health Within the University of Illinois at Chicago's System of Governance
4. Assessment

Criterion II.B - Organizational Setting - Internal

1. Organizational Charts of the School
2. Description of the Organizational Relationships
3. Support of Interdiciplinary Coordination, Cooperation and Collaboration
4. Public Health Values and Ethics
5. Written Policies Assuring Fair and Ethical Standards
6. Assessment

Criterion III - Governance

1. Administrative, Governance, and Committee Structure and Processes
2. Standing and Ad Hoc Faculty Committees - Charges and Composition
3. School and University Committees
4. Assessment

Criterion IV - Resources

1. Budget
2. Faculty
3. Other Personnel
4. Space
5. Laboratories
6. Computer Facilities and Resources
7. Library/Information Resources
8. Field Experience Sites
9. Community Resources Available for Instruction, Research and Service
10. Outcome Measures
11. Assessment

Criterion V.A - Degree Programs

1. Degree Programs
2. Curricula
3. Assessment

Criterion V.B - Professional Degree Programs

1. Broad Understanding of Public Health
2. Practice Policy and Procedures
3. Formal Practice Placements
4. Culminating Experience
5. Assessment

Criterion V.C - Learning Objectives

1. Learning Objectives
2. Develoment, Distribution an Use of Learning Objectives
3. Assessment

Criterion V.D - Assessment and Documentation

1. Procedures for Monitoring and Evaluating Student Progress
2. Documentation of Students' Achievements - Outcome Measures
3. Assessment

Criterion V.E - Academic Degrees

1. Identification of Academic Degree Programs
2. Public Health Orientation
3. Culminating Experience
3. Assessment

Criterion V.F - Doctoral Degrees

1. Identification of Doctoral Programs
2. Assessment

Criterion V.G - Joint Degree Programs

1. Joint Degree Programs
2. Assessment

Criterion V.H - Nontraditional Degree Program

1. Identification of Nontraditional Programs
2. Description of Nontraditional Degree Programs
3. Assessment

Criterion VI - Research

1. Research Policies, Procedures and Practices
2. Community-Based Research Activities
3. Current Research Activity
4. Measures of Research Activity
5. Student Involvement in Research
6. Assessment

Criterion VII - Service

1. School of Public Health Service Policy
2. Current Service Activities
3. Continuing Education: Policies, Procedures and Practices
4. A List of Continuing Education Activities
5. Collaborations for Continuing Education
6. Measures of Service
7. Student Involvement in Service
8. Assessment

Criterion VIII.A - Faculty: Definitions and Competence

1. Faculty Support for Degree Programs
2. Integration of Public Health Practice Perspectives
3. Outcome Measures
4. Assessment

Criterion VIII.B - Faculty: Recruitment and Evaluation

1. Faculty Handbook for the School of Public Health
2. Faculty Development
3. Evaluation of Faculty Competence and Performance
4. Student Evaluation of Teaching and Advising
5. Assessment

Criterion VIII.C - Faculty: Diversity

1. Demographic Data
2. Equitable Opportunities
3. Outcome Measures
4. Assessment

Criterion IX.A - Student Recruitment and Admissions

1. Recruitment Policies and Procedures
2. Student Admission Requirements and Procedures
3. Quantitative Information on Applicants
4. Enrollment by Degree Program
5. Outcome Measures
6. Assessment

Criterion IX.B - Student Diversity

1. Policies and Programs Designed to Achieve a Diverse Student Body
2. Student Demographic Characteristics
3. Outcome Measures
4. Assessment

Criterion IX.C - Student Advising and Counseling

1. Advising and Counseling Services
2. Student Satisfaction With Services
3. Assessment

Criterion IX.D - Student Participatory Roles

1. Student Roles in Program Evaluation
2. Student Roles in School Governance
3. Assessment

Criterion X.A - Evaluation and Planning

1. Evaluation and Planning Process
2. Identification of Measures
3. Assessment

Criterion X.B - Self-Study Process

1. Documentation
2. Self-Study Process
3. Responses to Last Accreditation Report
4. Summary Statement
5. Assessment