FSD 18-12 Ad Hoc Committee For Study of Westville

February 8, 2019


Creation  of Ad Hoc Committee to study Facility Utilization and Programs on the Westville Campus

Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Document 18-12

Submission Date: 2/8/2019

Moved to action: 2/8/2019

Approved: 2/8/2019

Senate Action and Date:

For Discussion

Whereas:Utilization of facilities at the Westville campus has been a topic of discussion among faculty, staff, and administration, and

Whereas: Program completion in several academic areas has also been the topic of discussion, and

Whereas: Faculty, Staff, and Administrators have largely relied on anecdotal information to fuel their respective discussion points, and

Whereas: It would be in the best interest of the University to engage in rigorous data analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, to facilitate efficient decision making by academic units and the leadership of PNW regarding facility usage and programs on the Westville campus venue.

Be it resolved: The Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate supports the creation of a committee among faculty members, students, and relevant support staff to gather and analyze such data, and present their findings to the full Senate and to Senior Leadership. The purpose of this effort will be to discover ways to more efficiently utilize the facilities, faculty, and staff of the Westville venue to improve student recruitment, retention, and the best education we can provide for our students.


  1. Brusca-Vega
  2. Detmer
  3. Elmendorf
  4. Pelter
  5. Quinn
  6. Scipes
  7. Sindone
  8. Taylor




  1. Smith