The Council for General Education and Interdisciplinary Programs (CGEIP) has selected Dr Mitzi Kirkland-Ives for the 2017 General Education Assessment Award for her leadership in assessment for improvement and for adopting effective and innovative practices to help students achieve success in general education in ART 274: Survey of Asian Art.

In 2016-2017, CGEIP reviewed 99 annual reports and selected seven General Education Course Coordinators for this honor. Dr. Kirkland-Ives was recognized for this achievement at the Recognition ceremony for all faculties on May 2.