Office of Institutional Effectiveness


The mission of the Office of Academic Planning is to provide vision and leadership for evidence-based decision making at the University of Georgia.

The central elements of this mission are:

  • Continuous improvement of UGA’s programs through systematic assessment of established outcomes
  • Accurate and timely analysis of institutional data for decision making purposes; and
  • Coordination of the University’s accreditation process.  
To accomplish these mission elements, the Office of Academic Planning:
  • Plans and implements strategies to assess the extent to which the University achieves its mission and strategic goals.
  • Collects, organizes, maintains, and analyzes institutional and other data to support University management, operations, decision making, and planning.
  • Coordinates a comprehensive system of evaluation for all programs and units that contribute to the mission and strategic goals of the University.
  • Provides leadership and administrative support for the University’s learning outcomes assessment processes.
  • Promotes the implementation of improvements identified through assessment and evaluation.
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and facilitates the process of reaffirmation of accreditation.
  • Integrates, to the extent possible, internal evaluation processes with external accrediting and reporting needs.
Contact: Mandi Herrin Albanese Phone 706-542-2558  Fax 706-583-0746
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