Purpose and Core Functions


The primary purpose of the Office of University Assessment is to monitor and support academic, administrative, and educational support units in the continuous improvement of student learning and the quality of support services. Office of University Assessment works to enhance unit-level capacity to make effective use of assessment practices and to provide meaningful, timely feedback that informs institutional effectiveness decision-making processes.


      Improve Student Learning

  • Support of Instructional Programs with direct assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Support of Administrative and Education Support Units with indirect assessment of student learning outcomes 

      Enhance Capacity for Improvement

  • Assessment Training Workshops/Seminars
  • Assessment Support Services
  • Framework for Feedback

      Support Institutional Effectiveness

  • Maintenance of key assessment data
  • Institution level assessment reporting
  • Support of regional and specialized accreditation