Office for Institutional Assessment

Office for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment


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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.