Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

Office of Assessment

Mission

The Office of Assessment is a unit housed within the Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment. The Office supports the College's mission of providing students with a high quality education by supporting assessment processes that improve student learning and development. Through facilitation of planned, meaningful, and ongoing assessments, the office strives to foster a culture of continuous improvement to enhance academic program and administrative and educational support units.

Goals

  • - Consult with and provide support to faculty in devising and implementing program-level assessments plans
  • - Coordinate assessments of institutional learning outcomes (ILOs)
  • - Serve as a general resource on assessment issues
  • - Communicate assessment activities to the college community
  • - Keep abreast of best-practices in learning outcomes assessment
  • - Investigate technological resources to facilitate efficient assessment efforts
  • - Support efforts to ensure accreditation standards are met