Tara Rose, Director

The mission of the Office of University Assessment is to provide university-wide support for assessment of student learning, planning, and continuous improvement activities at the course, program, and institutional levels, and to develop and sustain across the university community a culture of assessment.

Functional Activities

Guiding Principles


  • Provides logistical support for university-wide assessment, including general education
  • Provides workshops and consultation services to educational units, individuals, and academic support units
  • Promotes the use of assessment instruments and methods that are embedded within students’ normal learning experiences
  • Compiles, analyzes, and presents assessment data to the university community
  • Promotes the use of existing and emergent technologies