Fourth Estate News Reporter Stephanie Fells

School of Dance Awarded 2013 Excellence in Academic Program

This spring, the George Mason School of Dance was awarded the 2013 Excellence in Academic Program Review.  The Excellence in Academic Program Review is an award given annually to the department that has an excellent APR report as declared by the Office of Institutional Assessment.  There are five prerequisites that the school departments must show they adhere to and go beyond what is required.  These qualifications include dimensions such as “reflective and meaningful discussion of data and assessment findings” and “well-formed action plans based on evidence”.