The Office of Academic Assessment assists the academic community in making data-informed decisions to enhance the student learning experience and improve the learning environment at Radford University. Major assessment areas include group-level assessment to assist in program and institutional development and assessments designed to help programs better understand the needs, concerns, and perspectives of students.
Mission of Academic Assessment
The mission of the Office of Academic Assessment is to provide leadership support for strengthening a culture of evidence and improvement that serves as a catalyst for improving student learning and enhancing institutional effectiveness at Radford University.
To realize this mission, the Office of Academic Assessment is responsible for coordinating the general education assessment, academic program assessment, academic support services assessment, academic program review, course evaluation, and the Quality Enhancement Plan assessment. In addition, the Office provides support for ensuring compliance with the Southern Association for Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards, as well as those of other specialized accrediting agencies.
The sole purpose of the Office of Academic Assessment is to ensure continuous improvement of all academic programs and support services thereby maintaining the integrity and quality of academic qualifications that students received from Radford University.