Mission: Support continuous improvement through institutional planning and assessment aligned with the institution’s mission and goals by enhancing assessment practices and ensuring use of data to inform decision-making.
Goal 1: Establish and maintain an assessment culture across campus
Goal 2: Ensure the quality of data
Goal 3: Increase the use of data for informed decision-making and continuous improvement
Student Learning: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness guides assessment of Program Learning Outcomes to ensure “quality teaching with a foundation in liberal studies, scholarly research, and public service to enable productive lives within the diverse global economy”.
Administrative Effectiveness: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness guides assessment of administrative goals to support our commitment to “advancing the Commonwealth of Kentucky, enhancing society, and impacting individuals”.
Institutional and Programmatic Accreditation: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness assists with ensuring compliance with SACSCOC and programmatic accreditation standards.
Data Management: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness assists with the management of data collection and analysis for accreditation, accountability, and informed decision-making.
KSU Planning and Assessment Process Planning and Assessment Process
At the forefront of all planning is Kentucky State University’s mission statement. With the mission statement in mind, planning occurs from the macro to the micro level. The University uses the following process: Institutional Planning Process
Kentucky State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate of nursing practice level degrees. Kentucky State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Kentucky State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Tierra Freeman Taylor, Ph.D.
Interim Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Kentucky State University
400 East Main Street
Hathaway Hall, Suite 422
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
(502) 597-5932 - office
(502) 597-6714 - fax