mission of the Office of Assessment at the University of San Francisco is to support
commitment to "excellence in learning" through the coordination of
institutional faculty led student-centered evaluation practices, continuous
improvement and the systematic integration of “lessons learned” into the
strategic and institutional planning.
In this role, the Office of
Assessment is committed to engage, empower and assist faculty/staff and
administration, in academic, co-curricular and non-academic units by providing the following services:
the development and implementation of program assessment plans that define,
measure and evaluate student learning goals and outcomes.
regional and discipline-specific program reviews and accreditation processes.
units in assessment activities by providing relevant training and feedback, and
by designing practical methods of measurement and evaluation.
with the colleagues in CIPE and other academic areas to integrate direct
assessment findings with national data and institutional indirect evidence
(surveys, focus groups, etc.).
and analyze a broad array of data to support institutional and program
decision-making and continuous improvement.
conduct and design faculty/staff workshops, seminars, and other professional development
processes focused on faculty expertise in assessment.