New university requirements in assessment have prompted me to think of new ways to organize the work of my department here at ASU. At our next meeting, I will propose that we abolish the assessment and curriculum committees; instead, I will propose that we work on a distributive model based upon curricular program working groups. I will use the simplified drawing below to make my case. (Click on the image for a larger view.) And thanks again, Dan Roam, for helping me see the power of drawing for problem-solving and presentation of ideas.