3: Outcomes Assessment and Continuous Improvement


Indicators of success: Successful accreditation reviews and student retention; results of assessments of student learning for general education and academic programs; successful Middle States reviews.



Indicators of success: The establishment of assessment instruments and “best practices” for off-campus programs.


Indicators of success: Re-accreditation by Middle States without follow-up action on Standard 7; reports to the Finance, Audit, and Budget Committee of the Board of Trustees.


Indicators of success: Completed peer review reports.


Indicators of success: Increase in faculty and student publications in scholarly venues, and increase in public and private grant revenue at the University.


Indicators of success: Improvement in recruitment, retention, and graduation rates, and in job and graduate school attainment rates.