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The Mission of the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness is to foster a culture of evidence and continuous improvement. We do this through student learning assessment, planning, and accreditation and compliance activities designed to create a culture of assessment, promote faculty engagement, and enhance University operations and services.


  • Coordinate compliance activities related to SACSCOC accreditation including substantive changes and the fifth-year and ten-year reaffirmation processes;
  • Facilitate annual planning and reporting of academic program, administrative and student support units, and general education (UK Core) learning outcomes assessment;
  • Coordinate academic periodic (unit) reviews;
  • Support new academic program development and program changes;
  • Coordinate chief academic officer reviews;
  • Compile and report information on the university strategic plan;
  • Provide data to support academic program planning;
  • Provide training and educational opportunities related to assessment, periodic review, and accreditation; 
  • Support external reporting requirements to the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE)

Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

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