Office for Institutional Assessment

Office for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

News

  • 2014 Alumni Survey launched Sept. 18th. Datasets will be sent to programs in January.
  • 2013-2014 assessment / WEAVE Reports due Oct. 17th (request assistance | annual cycle)*
  • Guidelines for annual assessment and Fifth Year Review of Centers and Institutes (read)
  • Assessment and WEAVE training (request)
  • Assessment Rubric: guidance for program- and unit-level assessment (view)*
  • Student learning assessment rubrics (samples)
  • On-demand assessment / WEAVE resources (view)

*Technical note--PDF not displaying correctly in Firefox? (read me)

Mission

The mission of the Office for Institutional Assessment is to support the university's commitment to academic and operational excellence through the collection, rigorous analysis, and reporting of wide-ranging data.  In pursuit of this mission, the assessment team applies nationally-recognized practices, strategies and standards. 

Our goals include:

  • expanding the capacity for assessment to enrich continuous data-driven improvement and innovation
  • providing systematic assessment of academic and operational performance relative to university priorities
  • providing rigorous and responsive analyses of a broad array of data to support institutional and program decision-making
  • providing relevant training and feedback to support application of practical methods of measurement and evaluation
  • providing effective management and leadership to accreditation and other accountability and improvement activities.