The Office of Institutional Accreditation & Effectiveness (IAE) encompasses functions pertaining to assessment and accreditation. IAE conducts and facilitates assessment studies to assist budgeting, strategic planning, program review, and accreditation.
Results of assessment studies are used to enhance student learning and inform planning and budgeting. Assessment reports are shared with the Provost, Deans, and other relevant offices and committees, and faculty members. Results also are included in reports to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and other external agencies.