Institutional Effectiveness Handbook

The purpose of the Institutional Effectiveness Handbook is to support administrative assessment activities throughout the college.  This handbook pulls together all the resources for assessment that may be helpful to administrative units of the college and is intended to be a handy reference guide.


Overview and Guiding Principles

Administrative Assessment Support Team

Assessment Calendar

Mission of the College

Unit Mission, Goals & Objectives

Student Learning Outcomes

The Assessment Cycle

Institutional Effectiveness Plans

Institutional Effectiveness Reports



With many thanks to Katherine McGuire, former director of institutional research, Agnes Scott College; Tia A. Minnis, assistant director of assessment, Clark Atlanta University; and colleagues at Southwestern University and Utica College.