As noted in the Mission Statement: the College "endeavors to create and sustain excellence in a student-centered environment...." One means of accomplishing that intent is through ongoing assessment providing for data-driven decision making. QTA continues its contributions to that end through accomplishments that include:

  • Continued its focus on student learning outcomes and course-level assessments, identifying need for an alternate approach to record-keeping
  • Reviewed results of 2012-13 Core assessments, contributing to recommendations; responded to drafts of 2011 and 2012 Core Reports
  • Completed first step in Benchmarking initiative, examining assessment approaches in six potential peer institutions
  • Established President's Strategic Initiative Fund; made two awards
  • Completed review of assessment-related professional development, including revision of the Assessment Institute