In ongoing collaboration with faculty and administration, the Office of Assessment facilitates the systematic collection, review, and use of assessment data to evaluate the extent of student learning in academic programs and initiatives. We aim to promote a culture of reflective practice and continuous improvement that guides instruction, curriculum, and programming decisions and leads to enhanced institutional effectiveness.

This includes:

The University Curriculum Committee and the Office of Instruction work collaboratively to develop student learning outcomes for university-wide academic initiatives, collect and analyze assessment data, and recommend changes and improvements to strengthen students’ learning and success.

Please visit for more information and resources on creating and measuring student learning outcomes, annual reporting via Xitracs, and archived assessment reports.

The Center for Teaching and Learning also provides faculty development opportunities related to assessment. Visit their website,, for more information.

(L-R) Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Megan Mittelstadt shows slides on her laptop to Associate Director for Accreditation Maggie Parker, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Elizabeth Weeks, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Michele Howard and Associate Director of Assessment Katherine Burr as they work on a brainstorming session during discussions as Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Committee members work together on a plan to improve active learning in undergraduate classrooms in Benson Hall.


If you have questions about assessment, please contact Katie Burr, Director of Assessment, at 706-542-3668 or [email protected].


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Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-3668

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